Fortunes for the Unfortunate

With Halloween approaching next week, I think I've excelled myself and prepared for your entertainment a week of fangtastic and spooktacular posts (snigger). Oh come on, you know you love it. So to kick it off I've written this little number inspired by the readings of the 'Meet Me at the Carnival' series over on Raw Earth …

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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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