The Organ Grinder or the Monkey

First published on Free Verse Revolution, a division of Blank Paper Press.   I’ve made an executive decision I’m taking no more shit As a sufferer of depression I’m content to recognise it   I’m fed up of the way That it takes hold of me Anxiety and panic attacks No more, I have to break free …

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Have I Dreamed – The Mush from the Hill

First published on Free Verse Revolution, a division of Blank Paper Press.   Have I dreamed my life away? Wanting to prove myself To peers, family Friends   Have I been egotistical, arrogant? Narcissistic, wanting the best Being the best Obsessed   Is that my failing, forgetting who I am Wrapped up in that world …

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Rushing Headlong – The Mush from the Hill

First published on Free Verse Revolution, a division of Blank Paper Press   I thought I didn’t want fame and glory But jealousy is kicking in I’m ashamed to admit Feeling stuck in a pit I want more than just a fling   I see all the good writers out there I thought I could …

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Broken Mind – The Mush from the Hill

First published on Free Verse Revolution, a division of Blank Paper Press.   Staring at the letters on the page What do they mean to me? All I see is a language unknown Don’t make a blind bit of difference To how I feel Brain freeze: Word Blindness: Numbing Ache I can’t get a break …

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