This is a short piece exploring the character of Jekyll, from the novella Jekyll and Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. I am doing a presentation on the significance of religion in the novel and chose to write a monologue from his perspective. At this point, the character is questioning his judgement, his choices and to… Continue reading Jekyll’s lament
Using the daily prompt https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/surreal/ Trying to be who others want you to be, Starving yourself just to get on TV Or the movie screen, ignoring that dream And the ambition to be free. People struggling, out in the cold While others complain about growing old Like the lines on their face have a role,… Continue reading Surreal…
Inspired by The Secret Keeper’s weekly poetry challenge. He got by with tears as currency, Sweat for loose change, Blood for rent. He didn’t raise the alarm, Even when the rate was too steep. Why, the tragedy would’ve payed the bills But it’s too late for pity, upset. The deed is done. *I swapped alert… Continue reading The price ~ poem
Let me be your candle, The light in the darkest places. Standing tall in the corner Of all your nightmares, to drag you through hell unscathed. Let me be your candle, Your romance, your ecstasy. The flicker of warmth in your Heart when the world is cold And the very planet stands against you. Let… Continue reading Let me be your candle – poem
Nothingness presses on the mind like a loaded gun The soul yearning for a colourful distraction A performing monkey in the brain Laughing, crashing, screaming out. But, on the outside, all is still.
The air is sodden Soaked in the smell of ferns And water, slowly growing stale. Pools lie upon the ground Each reflecting the newly emerging sun in a different way Bouncing light around the world. Drips trickle to the floor half-heartedly A sullen reminder of what had come to pass Weak echoes of a powerful… Continue reading After the storm
In this world, you don’t see optimism like yours often- ever leaping, bounding. Rare hope. #urbanpoetrychallengesrare