‘THE FALLEN’ – A POEM

Sun and Light cause a Fall in their excess. Let go of the damage And Fall. Heal in the oncoming Shadows and chill; The cool balm that will soothe The burn. We are falling at the peak Of our exhaustion, When we peel off our clothes Before slumber. “The Fallen”; not broken or dead. They…

My TOP 5 Inspiring Films for the Exhausted Creative

I don’t know about anyone else, but the last couple of weeks have felt seriously long! Maybe it’s the heat, maybe it’s the feuding coworkers adding their drama to the office din, or maybe it’s that I’m a restless type, but all I want to do is pack up a bag, go to a new…

‘FEAST OR SPOILS’ – A POEM

I have spent every waking moment Devouring hopes, dreams And fears. I have hunted them down, shredded and swallowed the pieces For hours, days… years. I hoard the carcasses and Suck on the bones: Their fading essence I savour. I keep them buried safe, Away from other beasts Also seeking their flavour. * Originally from…

(A LITTLE LATE) MAY ’17 FAVOURITES

It’s the middle of June already! This is coming to you guys a little later than I had planned… I do have a defence, however:  I started a new job this week.  It’s not a role with much responsibility but it’s possibly the most physical and repetitive job that I’ve ever had and I’ve come…

STARTING A BLOG #2: STRUGGLING WITH CONSISTENCY & TIPS

It’s time to raise my hand and admit to something:

Onto The Next Page has been live now for just under two months.  Granted that’s not a long time, but I can already see where my biggest blogging flaw lies: consistency! In the initial rush of inspiration, I didn’t quite register to the fact that my old-as-time procrastination habits would come back to bite me in the arse, but oh boy did they!