Girl, Woman, Other

Girl woman other is a book that explores the different experiences of girl, women and others in the UK. Bernardine Evaristo’s gripping tale of diversity in the experiences of womanhood made this a novel that was very difficult to put down. One could not help but feel passionately about the characters and their experiences, fromContinue reading “Girl, Woman, Other”

Day Seven – Poetry Challenge

To commemorate the challenge accepted One of poetry and sentimentality Each line that follows will tell the tale Of poetry that spoke of pandemics world wide Of poetry that voiced those forced into silence Of poetry that described memory captured in a frame Of poetry that defined identity by name Of poetry that lamented theContinue reading “Day Seven – Poetry Challenge”

Unfinished…

After 5 days of poem writing, day six found me with little inspiration or enthusiasm. So I did what any reasonable person would have done, which was google poetry prompts. Not quite liking any of them, I decided to open my collector’s edition of Sense and Sensibility and picked words that resulted in my unfinishedContinue reading “Unfinished…”

What we regret most

Day 5 of my poetry challenge began with a puzzle game where I had to decipher a famous quote. The quote was “In the end, what we regret most are the chances we never took”, by Frasier Crane. This then inspired today’s poem. The chances I didn’t take Where do I begin my account OfContinue reading “What we regret most”

What’s in a name

As my alarm went off to remind me to write my poem for the day, I realised that I had nothing to write about, no inspiration at all. So I turned to Netflix as you do when procrastinating and chose to try again later. 20 minutes into the show BlackAF, one of the characters saidContinue reading “What’s in a name”