All posts tagged poem

Personal Platform: ‘Late’

It’s late autumn; the leaves are nestled under tree trunks or half shoved into dirty drains. The sun hasn’t even risen and the heavy drops of rain are  rolling down your […]

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: ‘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 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: ‘Anorexia’

I was only twelve. I was overwhelmed. And it’s a story that we know all too well: of the little girl who learns to hate herself because of what she […]

Catcall – a poem about the objectification of women.

Something a bit different this week, I would like to share one of my personal poems with you, titled Catcall. A catcall is defined as a loud whistle or a comment […]

The Pin – A poem about sexuality

It’s that confused look in your eyes That gets me When I say I don’t like girls; I like guys And when you accept it, a few minutes late, You […]

What is Art?

What is ‘art’? Just think about it for a second. We talk about paintings and drawings, theatre and books and poetry collectively as ‘art’ – but they’re all so different. […]