Awake / Poem

Awake (written by Sarah Bennett) I fell asleep at eighteen and opened my eyes at twenty five. I tell myself I’m wiser from it all, but I don’t know if that’s true. I threw away time I thought I didn’t need and now spend every second trying to keep up with the present. I do … Continue reading Awake / Poem

Harbour / Poem

Harbour (written by Sarah Bennett) That conversation, A passing delight, Was perhaps the final one – The last of our joy. The end met us, As we walked to the harbour, At which we never again set sail. I created this as a blackout poem a number of years ago and thought it was time … Continue reading Harbour / Poem

Settling In

My favourite part of the past week has been going for walks and discovering the local secondhand shops. They’ve been so full of lovely things, I’ve had to tell myself I don’t need everything right now. (Including a nice floral jug, which I’m sure I can find in nearly every secondhand shop there is.) But … Continue reading Settling In

What Comes Next

I’m in a new space. One where I am the furthest away from what I thought my future would be, but closest to the one that will eventualise. It’s a funny feeling. This isn’t what I would have chosen for myself, but most things become normal very quickly. Of course there are moments when I … Continue reading What Comes Next

June 2022 Reads

I finished some books I had been reading for a while, as well as reading some children’s books for my next trimester at uni. Some were good, others were not – are we surprised? Christy by Catherine Marshall: I loved this! At the beginning I was worried I wouldn’t be able to get into the … Continue reading June 2022 Reads