Hugo Douglas-Deane

The Long Road

The streetlights were sparse now as they hurtled past clamps of skeletal trees and pasture fields. The engine droned in its lulling voice in...

Home

I seem to have acquired two homes, at the moment, which is a novel experience to me. There’s home-home and flat-home. Home-home is a...

You

From inside the tunnel you see her Still, with fluidity unparalleled Like waves lapping upon the rock. Confer, For she is untouchable, undefined When the scary blackness swallows...

Creative Writing: Dawn

Launch and breeze yourself warm through the gap between the fence posts. Fair and far sea sweeping and your...

An Alphabetical Floral Companions Guide

Aloe Vera: Short-stemmed succulent with thick and fleshy leaves Serrated edges of small white teeth That smile as he soothes your burns and bruises. Chamomile: Tiny daisy...

Creative Writing: 4 a.m.

Thank god for Birdsong thank god for the birds the whistling and chirping in absence of words Whilst Mind plays its tricks on such tender of souls the birds always...