"May God give us the grace and grit to keep walking, no matter how impossible the mountain feels to climb."
With 52 books under my belt in 2017, I've reviewed my top 5 - with a creative twist...
I performed my first spoken word poem, 'Internal Lies', in May 2016, after over a month of editing and construction. Since then, I have submitted it for a university assignment and used it as the basis of a multimedia project, I have performed it on four different occasions, and frankly, I need to retire it. Not … Continue reading Faith, Gender, and Sexuality: What I’ve Learned
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Soon, it will all be over. With the final exam of my degree tomorrow morning, four years of undergraduate study will come to a close, marking the end of an era. And what an era it’s been—to call university a rollercoaster feels like an understatement. It’s contained some of my best moments and experiences, but … Continue reading The Seven Best Decisions I Made At University
My third collection of black out poems.
Sometimes, you need to cry. Sometimes you need to take Deep shaky breaths and Sob - Let your shoulders heave As you allow your grief to erupt It is your grief And it is not a domesticated animal. Take the cause of your grief and name it aloud Let your tears be ugly Let … Continue reading It’s okay to be sad
Taika Waititi’s 2003 live action short film Two Cars, One Night is, as the title suggests, a film constructed of two-in-one experiences. From its monochromatic colour scheme to its dual representations of time, it is built on contrast, within which a beautiful story develops of childhood friendship.
Come here love, she gestures, voice barely above whisper Learning my face with her frail hands. It’s been so long since my eyes clouded over Remind me, love, what yellow looks like? Yellow is the feel of overgrown grass as you lie on your back among the buttercups and dandelions white-noise cicada calls drowning … Continue reading Yellow
If love should be a human’s highest goal Then human’s highest goal is what I’ve found Yet we are more than two halves of a whole Nor by a wedded contract are we bound Our love displays itself through minutes spent For in time spent as friends, our love it builds ‘Tis you who bless … Continue reading Sonnet for Platonic Lovers