Another White Man’s Stories: A Poem on Literature and Culture

Whose words do you read? What stories do you read? Do you know how much literature influences culture? How we see the world is shaped through the things we read. Several philosophers/critics/theorists have written about this, the ones I know about most being Gramsci and Barthes. Gramsci writes about how civil society manufactures consent, changing … More Another White Man’s Stories: A Poem on Literature and Culture

How Am I Supposed to Write Essays Right Now? – A Poem

Hi there! Please enjoy this poem I wrote this evening, which is basically just me justifying my habits of procrastination… You can probably relate. Any productivity tips would be much appreciated if you have any! Like and comment below! Eyes slide out of focus; it’s easier to watch TV, it’s easier to open up Netflix … More How Am I Supposed to Write Essays Right Now? – A Poem

A Kilo of Brownies Each, Just Because We Can: A Poem

Hi there! Me and my flatmate made brownies today, there’s only two of us, but the ingredients before baking came to roughly two kilograms, so that’s about a kilo of brownies each! Honestly one of the best decisions we’ve ever made in my opinion. Please enjoy today’s poem, and try not to let the lockdown … More A Kilo of Brownies Each, Just Because We Can: A Poem

‘My Stars are Upside Down’ – a Poem from a Better Time

Hi there! It’s been a while since I’ve been active on here, but what better time to bring back the blog than whilst in lock-down in a foreign country… I am currently stuck in New Zealand for the foreseeable future – I was supposed to be here for a semester abroad and then, well… Everything … More ‘My Stars are Upside Down’ – a Poem from a Better Time