Eva Wakeford

Creative Writing

October 31st, 1992

The candle went out. Darkness brought down its iron shutter over my eyes, rendering me powerless, panicked and petrified. I stumbled out of bed, the thin sheet tangled between my legs as I fumbled around on the floor for the matches; hands splaying frantically through my limited possessions. That’s when I realised; I had used…

Creative Writing

Birdsong

Away into the night she flew, That is what she did best, After all If all birds were meant to be caged Then may the function of the heart be bound to its cardiovascular constraints, Never learning to soar beyond those twelve by twelve rungs. You could try and find her in someone else, But…

Film

Let’s talk about those Golden Globes speeches

From Ryan Gosling to Sarah Paulson, the night of the annual 74th Golden Globe awards was quite the star-studded affair. Whilst this could certainly be applicable to the vast array of dresses and tuxedos that were present on our screens, what really stole the show that evening were the acceptance speeches. Funny, poignant and political,…

Creative Writing

New

There are some memories Where I’ll fold down the page And tuck them away safely to be relived Through unrestrained tears of laughter, With two hands clasped around the frame that Immortalises us. Others I’ll fling into the fire Like a coin being thrown into a fountain, Wishing nothing but the hope that The East…

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