poetry 101 rehab: deliberation

here, mademoiselle, a row of masks - all designed to your specifications. (one to hide calm; three to hide chaos - four to demonstrate apathy) wait - monsieur - where is the chaos i requested? -my last briefing, at its most detailed had a description of madness. ah, you do not see it - i… Continue reading poetry 101 rehab: deliberation

NaPoWriMo 28 (stolen from creation)

dance in a tempest: glass, glittering in the air. suspended then falling. clatter of broken items breaking (further) is so deafening. -and darling, this isn't a break you can unbreak. if you are not careful, you may end up rebreaking it. windows, blown inwards - diamond shower, cursed with red and purple. breathe me in, cast… Continue reading NaPoWriMo 28 (stolen from creation)

sworn to secrecy (240)

she appears whenever i walk into a room. there's certain criteria of course; the main one is that there needs to be a mirror. it doesn't matter if there isn't a mirror though, a compact will do just fine, (i shattered every compact i had when i found this out) and i've since learned she isn't fussy… Continue reading sworn to secrecy (240)

Ensnared By A Quote

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. I don't really have a wonderful quote-finding story to give you guys. I just kind of wandered over to Goodreads, not really knowing they had a quotes section, and scanned through. (I really should make better use of that… Continue reading Ensnared By A Quote

Word Crush Wednesday: M. C. Escher

This week I've been considering chaos. It's everywhere: mentally (some nights I have to really shut down the hard drive of my mind, just to shut off the thoughts that run wild), physically (hello 5pm motorway commute) and... well, anywhere else you might like to think of. I keep scribing ideas to an app on… Continue reading Word Crush Wednesday: M. C. Escher

The Light of the Moon

I love the madness of life. I love it in writing too, but writing is where the madness shines. I've been thinking lately - I'm beginning to find my voice. Here on the blog, in texts, in emails... I think my voice sounds a lot like me, but says the things my real-life self wouldn't say.… Continue reading The Light of the Moon