He had the adoration Of many a generation But out of the spotlight It was a lonely existence Wherever he’d go Everyone knew his name But every night spent alone The price he paid for his fame   I wanted to write more but words are not my friends today Response to the Word of […]

I can’t handle This rejection The dejection I feel Abandoned By the voices In my time Of greatest need Come back to me My children I need to hear You speak Otherwise I cannot write   Response to the Word of the Day Challenge prompt: rejection

Remember That whichever way you turn There is always an entire world ahead of you Unless you’re looking up In which case A whole universe awaits   From my poetry collection, Day by Day Response to the Word of the Day Challenge prompt: universe

I listen out For the words In the hope That my muses Have something to say But I can’t Hear them Over the silence That rings In my ears   In response to the Word of the Day Challenge prompt: quiet

I don’t sleep Instead I take a nightly pilgrimage Outside the walls Of my conscious mind And explore The plains of madness Beyond   Response to the Word of the Day Challenge prompt: nightly

It was a match made in Heaven But forged in the fires of Hell A love so perfect Never would it fail But a passion so fierce Its flames would consume All that it touches Without prejudice Without mercy Including the two Whose love it was Response to the Word of the Day Challenge prompt: […]

I have been advised That to sell more books I need to get more engagements On social media   But Whenever I send Marriage proposals Over Facebook Twitter And Instagram I just end up Getting blocked   Online marketing is hard Response to the Word of the Day Challenge prompt: propose

I Shy Away From the sun Because the me People see In the harsh light of day Is no more Than a distorted view Of reality Like a prism I split the light Refracting But reflecting Only the colours That this world And its people Choose to see Because no-one Wants to see Another’s full […]