Opinion

The Danger Of High Expectations.

We spend a lot of time waiting for things from other people.We're told from a very young age that we should treat others in the same way that we expect to be treated but sometimes, despite your best efforts with someone, you get nothing in return. In this situation, some people walk away and never… Continue reading The Danger Of High Expectations.

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milestones

Good Things Come To Those Who Work Hard

Today is the day I've been waiting for, I've finally got a job. It's been a year since I graduated university with a degree in Creative Writing and it's been a tough year with a lot of rejection and a lot of disappointment but perseverance has finally paid off. When they say good things come… Continue reading Good Things Come To Those Who Work Hard

Opinion

Waiting & Wishing

I'm always wishing for something or thinking about something I want. I know that I should appreciate what I already have but sometimes, I find myself stuck in an endless cycle of negativity and hopelessness. I'm tired of struggling. I just want everything to happen. Right now. I don't want to wait any longer. I'm… Continue reading Waiting & Wishing

Poems

Waiting

Waiting for the train to arrive. Page waiting to be turned. A freshly printed novel. Waiting to be desired by wise eyes. A canvas of white, longing for colour. Patches of fresh white snow unmarked by nature. Waiting for the rain to fall. A gathering of clouds aiming their sights on the last patch of blue. Anticipation.… Continue reading Waiting

Poems

Diagnosis, On A Sunday Morning

Monotonous Coughing, spluttering. Sirens of babies, whimper. Chairs lined up like soldiers in the hospital white. Diagnosis, on a Sunday morning. Waiting, Aching, Waiting, Watching. Lights dim, low music soothes. Disinfectant fumes, burn my morning eyes. Blood, Bandages and Boredom. Tonsils need attention but the young before the old. Anxious toddler cries, the clock pushes… Continue reading Diagnosis, On A Sunday Morning