Hi there! Please enjoy my latest poem. This one started with clouds and then moved onto doves and is absolutely nothing like I thought it would be originally. I hope you like it! Of the Unreasonable Expectations Placed on Doves I lay back in the water and watch the clouds pass overhead like doves, if … More Of the Unreasonable Expectations Placed on Doves: A Poem
A tradescantia is pictured below – a green and purple plant in most cases with lovely patterns on its leaves, and that can be beautifully distracting when the light hits it right. Or when you’re supposed to be writing poetry. Tradescantia The purple green leaves of the plant on the windowsill catch my attention more … More Tradescantia: A Poem
Hi there! This is poem I wrote recently which I hope you enjoy. In this piece I tried to concentrate on sounds and line breaks – do you think they worked? Leave me a comment and let me know your thoughts! I Cried for the Wind Today, the wind told me a secret in a … More I Cried for the Wind: A Poem
Hi there! Check out my latest poem below, about growth and cycles of life and death, inspired by my new fascination with plants and gardening. At the moment I am doing some work in the front garden of my student house, planting some spring-flowering bulbs – daffodils, tulips, crocuses – and it has been so … More Rooting Decay: A Poem
I have recently had a poem published online by The Hysteria Collective! You can check it out here. Follow me on here and on Instagram for more of my work! ~ Lucy x
Sometimes we can criticize the things that make people happy, simply because they are popular, and I don’t like that. This is a little poem I wrote about the subject, which I hope you enjoy. My Happiness is Not Without Value I like sunflowers – there, I said it, I like these yellow flowers that … More My Happiness is Not Without Value: A Poem
I know there has been a bit of a hiatus on posts recently, for which I am sorry! But now I have planned out my new posting schedule and I look forward to updating you three times a week, at the following times: Tuesday 11am – Poetry! Thursday 11am – Short Story! Saturday 11am – … More New Posting Schedule!
Hi there! Please enjoy my latest poem. I haven’t quite figured out my posting schedule yet as I’m currently sorting out some other things, but as I said before I’m aiming for poems twice a week. I think I’ll also aim for a short story every Sunday in line with my Instagram. Bittersweet Mood-dark blend, … More Bittersweet: A Poem
Check out my submission to The Hysteria Collective, titled ‘Forgiveness’ Forgiveness I aim to do some more writing for them in the future, which I’ll keep you updated with! I hope you enjoy, Lucy x
Hi there, please enjoy today’s poem. I had fun playing around with the sounds in this poem – I prefer half rhymes and internal rhymes to full on rhyme schemes personally, and it helps my poems to flow. If you want to get the full effect, try saying it out loud as you read! I … More Caterpillar: A Poem
This was written a year or so ago while I was, unsurprisingly, on a train journey with a connection at Leicester. I hope you enjoy Green, fading to gold from within, pulsing glow, grow tall, uninterrupted by the thousand paths you cross, watch the people pass, unnoticed, and alone, unknown beside false promises of growth.
Hi there, please enjoy this poem I wrote for you tonight! The idea came from me realising that it was late and that I wanted to write something. Not having much immediate inspiration, I focused on that and came up with this. It’ not been edited so apologies if it’s a little rough. I hope … More Running Between Idle Hands: A Poem
This is a little moment I had today that I decided to turn into a poem, which I hope you enjoy. When I cycled up the drive coming back from Sainsbury’s, with panniers full of ice cream and a cheap wok, I startled a green woodpecker off the gravel, and into a tree. It made … More Ice Cream and a Wok: A Poem
Hi there! Please enjoy today’s poem, inspired by some tree climbing I did today, and lots that I have also done in the past – I really do love it! I highly advise reading books whilst up in a tree, it’s very relaxing as well as getting you out of the house into the sunshine. … More Instructions for Climbing a Tree: A Poem
Hi there! Please enjoy today’s poem. My feet are actually cold because the balcony door is open and I’m not wearing socks, but that’s far less poetic, don’t you think? It’s quite windy outside today, and I’m enjoying the breeze and the sound of the leaves rustling. I might go find some socks though… I … More Cold Feet: A Poem