Personal Platform

Personal Platform: Swept into the Sea.

A fair breeze whips up the beige granules Carrying them Past rusted deckchairs and soiled picnic blankets. Bins thronged with the souvenirs of an evening spent by young wolves howling […]

Personal Platform: Could you turn down the silence, please?

This piece is a personal reflection of what loneliness feels like. It has been written in memory of a time in my life that I felt isolated. The irony flowing […]

Personal Platform: ‘I said it first. And last’

This piece is about the first time that you say you love your partner and the feelings aren’t mutual. The piece was inspired by sabrina benaim, a spoken word poet […]

RAF Duxford – a tribute.

RAF Duxford is an old RAF aerodrome just outside of London which I urge all Queen Mary Students to visit at some point during their time at university. It has […]

Personal Platform: The Boy Who Thought He Was A Bumble Bee.

This short story reflects on Schopenhauer’s philosophy. Schopenhauer famously suggested that life is a perpetual cycle of suffering and boredom. We are never satisfied, because the ‘Will’ (the drive within […]

Personal Platform: The Tree of Knowledge.

The brain is like a flower, It needs to be watered to grow in power, Like a flower craves food and sunlight, The brain needs similar nourishing in its plight, […]

Personal Platform: London

This is a poem that I created for a modernism assignment. We were tasked with setting our alarm for a 12-hour period. Each time our alarm went off we had […]

Personal Platform: The Girl Homer Left Behind.

 The exploration of womanhood, viewed by a child, who had failed to birth an heir and was auctioned amidst a war, to lay beside the man who Lyrnessus heard before […]

Personal Platform: ‘Lines on Maps’.

Consider the history of the world Imagine how things would be if it didn’t matter if you were a boy and I was a girl Imagine how it would feel […]