March Wordprompt: Bridge

TAKE A RISKβ€”BUILD A BRIDGE I constructed a bridge to join the space that separated us But, the materials I used were half-hearted and it quickly collapsed Months later, I made a bridge to join the chasm that was keeping us apart But, although the materials I used were paved with good intentions, they wereContinue reading “March Wordprompt: Bridge”


I am currently working on a collection of cloudscapes that are linked to the colours we use to decorate our faces. Lipsticks, blushers, eyeshadows and so on. I’m excited to see where this line of thought will take me. To add that extra layer of meaningβ€”I’m also using poetry to accompany the pieces. The firstContinue reading “Blush”

El Lago (The Lake) Peep into my Ebook

Earlier this month I published my first β€˜ever’ ebook. If someone had told me a year ago, when I was working flat out on school improvement, that a year later I would be painting, I wouldn’t have believed it. There is life after education. I love writing but have a particular passion for both readingContinue reading “El Lago (The Lake) Peep into my Ebook”

Counting Heartbeats

There she isβ€” counting heartbeatsWhile the colours of her memoriessit upon her shoulderin wistful refrainWaiting to be weaved intothe fabric of her skinYet the shadows still remainStretching it parchment thinThere she isβ€” watching daydreamsWhile the faces of her memoriesStare hungrily through the windowsWaiting to be invited inYet the echoes oflost conversations areLong since scattered onContinue reading “Counting Heartbeats”


Her inky braid casts sombre shadowsΒ  Beguiling in its innocence for those tresses were forged of anguish Of sacrifice Of a thousand tears that raged within Drenching the fragility of her skin Yet the fortitude to endure is strong concealed in silken strands grown long of retrospect and shades of grey In cloudy puddles andContinue reading “Girl”