and recommendations of black poets.
Matthew Bruce's photography gives such a beautiful edge to otherwise mundane objects. Everyday items are brought to the spotlight so naturally you begin to wonder why you hadn't noticed them before. I find his pictures really relaxing to look over. In his latest zine, Matt was kind enough to publish some words of mine. I [...]
Another old note. Isn't it strange how past pieces of writing can transport you back to memories you would otherwise forget? I can remember exactly where and what my thought process was when this idea began to blossom. Even though I don't necessarily feel the same way now, it's nice to have something raw from [...]
We're oceans apart. Between us waves are breaking, And so is my heart. I wrote a version of this poem in a notebook two years ago, completely forgetting about it until I fell upon the same notebook a few weeks ago. When I saw it I was pleasantly surprised. I realised I could change the [...]
How I find inspiration to write. Storytelling is an art that has been around since the dawn of time. It takes on different forms for different people. Most of us here love books or blogging, physical words on a page, but let's also consider there's music and film and photography and art and conversations with [...]
Bloom A soil buried deep in my lungs Timelessly blooms flowers. They're beautiful, but grow Suffocatingly. If I could plant myself in my own shoes, I'd walk through their splendor Instead. I saw a much better drawing of flowers growing from lungs a while ago, and I remember being captivated by the idea that something [...]
A long time ago I made a blog post listing some of the music I was frequently listening to and my favourite lyrics from each song. It's not often I'm found without headphones in, so once again I've made a small collection of the songs I've currently got repeating. Music is something so wonderfully personal [...]