Photo by Hugo Douglas-Deane

Lightmare

In your rays of light, - Halos, halos, hello - Your shadow, Your fruitfulness, Your lime of every light… In your company!   I look for crevices or cracks In your existence -...
Illustrations by Hugo Douglas-Deane

Added Together

Me plus him equals a set of twins a pair like no other, Do the maths it isn’t hard, He’s my sibling my twin my brother I am part of a...

Creative Writing: The Mixtape

Not In Love. She Said. Something Good. A Long Time Ago. I Saw Her Standing There. Beautiful. Untouched. Like Porcelain. Awkward. She Smiled Sweetly. Teenage Dream. Call Me Maybe. Alone With You. Drunk. Temptation. One Touch. Absolute Beginners. Start Me Up. Hooked...

Plastic Bags

It’s five am and empty in the car park except for two children. They hold plastic bags behind them like wings and run in the...

Creative Writing: don’t be afraid of the dark

Summer ends, days get shorter, the world spins round, knitted gloves, school doors unlocked, chunky socks, streetlights at five o’clock. Somebody told me that when summer ends, the days...

Creative Writing: Tribal Love

That night He made tribal love to me. Ancient, angry, animal love. Drumming for the rain on the plains of our bodies I was the sand and he...