To share a story

The time that I find myself a- slipping into the desperate clutch of madness; that is the time I know I need to write, to let out all emotion’s waves, channel them;   Chasing them all into the day, for all to read the profanity of insanity’s whispering; the other voice inside my mind, itContinue reading “To share a story”

Addiction

You’re choking, fiercely spluttering In depths of darkness, as the weight Of all your failure presses down And alone, you scream in the night   The surging fire of your heart Creates a muddled stormy mess Now all your self-control destroyed You sink into mania’s clutch   Burning overtakes your senses Leaving them numb, exceptContinue reading “Addiction”

Regret

— A standalone extract from my new book, about a mad painter in Renaissance Venice. He sat, up on the terrace, beneath a cloudy night sky that obscured the stars, everything but the moon that had reached the climax of its monthly journey. Even then, he could not make out the contours of that glowingContinue reading “Regret”