Circle of Life

I’m watching our shadows, chasing, overtaking, the bike. Then fading back. It’s my favourite thing to do when riding a motorcycle at night, as a passenger of course. Please don’t do this when driving. It’s a repeating cycle of encroaching shadowy darkness, which is blitzed by that shining light of the headlights. “How do youContinue reading “Circle of Life”

Earth spirit

I remember when the earth was born When she was young and healthy and free The forests were lush, the rivers flowed With the passionate force of the wild   I remember I’d dance in the woods Wearing nothing but a cape of leaves Across the soil I’d stride barefoot, to Bathe in water thatContinue reading “Earth spirit”

The Awakening: Chapters 5 & 6

5. Midsummer Festivities:   The atmosphere on Linuina’s streets throbbed with increased excitement while the sun dwindled to make way for twilight. Soon the festive rituals would begin, hosted by none other than King Melchior himself. Adrianna looked up to the heavens to find magenta and gold streaks saluting her eyes. The colours stained theContinue reading “The Awakening: Chapters 5 & 6”

Hate

Hate you strike, without a thought A sudden tempest on a calm spring day Plucking at the cherry blossoms Their fragile petals, fair like snow Now stained with blood, and the tears Of too many punctured promises Dreams that will never come true As the storm sweeps them from sight   Up above, a burningContinue reading “Hate”

Trapped

She lays helpless in a haunted embrace As whispers of night call mockingly Sinister words, mind doubting the body It’s caught in a brittle and barren world   Her vision is blinded by burnt shadows As they brush her spirit callously Burning despair and bitter fear, tramples A heart locked in hopeless thought   BeContinue reading “Trapped”