A Little Thought on Words

Compelled to plant seeds. To ignite long sought-after feelings, creating an imaginative world in which the listener authors. They expose unwilling memories whilst simultaneously restoring willing ones. They are the only passageway into the minds of others. A space where patience and thoughtfulness should be exercised. Floating aimlessly in a busy pool, words are forsakenly…

How to Facilitate Self-awareness

What remains a hurdle in the search for universal self-awareness is the number of people who think that they know themselves but do little self-reflection to prove it. These same people try and fail to harness their own thoughts and behaviours and make connections between their external and internal worlds. They rarely open doors to…

The Spider

It creeps slowly into being snaking gracefully between inanimate things With schoolboy obedience it hits every corner of the room in search of a beating heart Naïve to the workings of mankind Unable to harbour malice or resentment With careful purpose it moves in silence, stifling its insatiable hunger And there It finds you Calm…

Waves

A picture of calm Streams of thought swim freely Like schools of fish beneath the waves Dancing in couples, teasing, flirting But never embracing A sea of words waiting patiently for a voice A shaking jaw, chest pounding, drowning Mouth open Wet Speaking only in silence A desperate scrambling for sound A murmur that slips…

In Dreams

In dreams dear, I forgive our thoughts Our quiet judgement in voices barely heard That momentary pang Words left unsaid, lost, forgotten   Desolate, alone, our mind’s infinity longing to be explored In dreams dear, I run away with our thoughts Paint them like stars on a blank canvas Leaving no space untouched or unnoticed…

An Ode to the Ordinary

When you close your eyes on a hot summer’s day, heat radiates beneath your warm lids in ripples of thick red. When a piece of music stirs a memory, long locked away. When dust dancing amidst a beam of light, steals you from the world, you allow your perception unwavering attention. You forget who you…

Having the Courage to be Vulnerable

1. You get to be yourself entirely Being comfortable and brave enough to appear vulnerable, being okay with letting others know that something or someone is hurting you, is genuinely one of the most liberating things that you can do. I don’t mean being forced to admit something but being genuinely comfortable with saying these…