Hi there! Uni has just started back up so I’m currently sorting out fitting back into that kind of routine, hence the lateness of this post, and I think I missed a couple last week. I’ll be back on top of things very soon! This is a poem I wrote when I was feeling a … More Free Words: A Poem
Hi there! Please enjoy this poem that I wrote recent about waking up to greet a new day. Waking Up The morning lies cold against my achings, wisps of light that thread their way past my curtains and onto my drowsing lids are not unwelcome; I breathe their crispness with a sigh that welcomes daylight … More Waking Up: A Poem
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
Hi there, and welcome to the first poem of my regular posting schedule! This is a poem I wrote about light in the morning, which I hope you enjoy. If you do, please give it a like and a share, and follow my blog for more! I update with poetry at 11am UK time on … More The Passing of the Dawn: 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 everyone! If you follow my blog, you may have noticed that my posting schedule can be somewhat erratic. However, I have now decided to make some changes to how often I post. I am starting to write for some free online publications and think about submitting my work for competitions/journals, most of which stipulate … More Changes to updating
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.