Monthly Archives: August 2015

Honest Female Poets (Will Change the World)

You know female poets they count upon their forms for words like snow-angels. Formerly pure and white and transient, I flattened myself, here on the page; spread-eagled. In the spoken word there are the things I don’t say like a … Continue reading

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Nice Guys

I think I ran away to Korea to get away from a truth that sat on my chest as I sat on the sofa of an apartment that before, had felt like being ‘adult’ and after, felt like being trapped. … Continue reading

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The Stories They Told Us to Keep to Ourselves

I know that I should go to sleep but I’m thinking about a wednesday night and my hypomanic brain is strung out and on overdrive there were fingers like missiles in the dark. I beat a war cry against his … Continue reading

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Instagram Poets

as i lay in the chill from the air-conditioning next to a man that wasn’t you i think i thought we are all like fairy lights sometimes on; sometimes faulty and prone to flickering then i thought fuck, i’ve become … Continue reading

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Not Really Reading Me

Let me borrow from words I threw up earlier – I see you. Reading me, but not really reading me Do you do it properly? Why don’t you go back and re-read a rock and a hard place I – … Continue reading

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A Rock and a Hard Place

I was crossing Fleming Road; there are no green men there – you just use your own judgement (like in so many things) and go standing on the thin strip of the island alone, in my party dress double decker … Continue reading

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American Sniper

I waited for him for over an hour outside Hongik station. Perched on the wall outside, I watched a wheel of coloured sneakers rotate in the shoe shop opposite and smoked so many cigarettes that their butts lay at my … Continue reading

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