Icy Leaves

How merciless is Fortune to bind you, Keeping you hidden with her harsh techniques. She wounds me thus: forcing my heart in two, I see the stark-white pallor of your cheeks. Though nightfall's gentle cradle shelters them From gluttonous Time's fast-decaying grasp, I dream of muted breath, a stolen gem That scolds as it slides …

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Splinters through the Earth

It's been a few weeks since I've taken part in Sammi Cox's Weekend Writing Prompt, but through a combination of having submitted all of my university assessments yesterday, and procrastinating from the large stack of reading that I still need to get through, I decided that I had enough time to give it a go this …

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Poem Review: “Sir Orfeo”

Okay, so I’m categorising this alongside my “Poem Reviews”, but technically “Sir Orfeo” is a lay, which is a short form of poetic narrative that tells a story with some kind of a moral message. You can read "Sir Orfeo" for free online here (this is the Laskaya and Salisbury edition, which is the version that …

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A Moment of Solitude

Here's my interpretation of today's Weekend Prompt Challenge, hosted by Sammi Cox. This is a varied challenge that I enjoy taking part in, which is why, this week, I have attempted both the prose and the poetry challenge. Thank you very much for reading and I hope that you enjoy my writing! Prose Challenge Task: Write …

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