Back to work

So summer break is over and I am heading back into work. If you have thoughts on what inspired today’s poem please leave a comment! Becoming what is expectedThe colour feels cold and wetas I glide it across my eyelidknowing it will set hardto last the coming day.As it dries I will travel througha windowbecomingContinue reading “Back to work”

A modern nursery rhyme

This is just a bit of fun, and for anyone who feels that they can never do anything right! Little ArohaLittle Aroha sat on the floor “What are you doing that for?”Little Aroha stood by the door”What are you doing that for?”Little Aroha did her chore?”What are you doing that for?”Little Aroha went to theContinue reading “A modern nursery rhyme”

Boot Camp Day 10: Found poetry

Found poetry is a form that uses an existing body of text as source material for words, phrases or themes and then organises them into a new piece of work. To avoid plagiarism, the onus is on the poet to create a unique new work and to cite the source. In this instance I haveContinue reading “Boot Camp Day 10: Found poetry”

Some days are just like that

It starts the night before when you forget to reset the alarm, and it just doesn’t get any better as you race for the train; realise you’ve left your security card at home…and miss the last cheese scone from your favourite cafe. In a world that doesn’t wait for us, life can feel start toContinue reading “Some days are just like that”