Thoughts, poetry, adventures in code...

This world we live in

I grew up idealistic, convinced that fairness, equality, and education were the fundamental keys to solving all of humanities problems. I guess in a way I still do think like that, but I’m no longer convinced that every member of humanity is capable of embracing…

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Danse Macabre

These grey days of troubled hope, this age like those before; famine, plague and pestilence, or grimmest times of war. Thoughts reel with darkling partners, dancing jigs without delight. The echoed steps within mind's halls, keep the dancers up at night. We sway with…

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Goodbye Mum

I sat with you on your last day, hand-in-hand together, this simple act of contact, serving as our tether. I whispered gently to you, of happy times gone by, I wanted to distract us both, I was trying not to cry. I reminded you of…

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Changes

The cold expanse of winter, smothers with it's cloak of grey, gruelling days and darkest nights, still-death seems here to stay. Winter's love, a cold embrace, a heartless lack of norms. All give, no take, a withering, fraught with violent storms. The skyward race…

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Mum

A warm arm to snuggle, and a scary witchy laugh, the best walk to school each day, and a reminder when to bath. A story at bed time, and a wake-up call at dawn, a spoon to lick when cake was made, and football…

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