The Simple Poet

I used to delete almost everything I wrote. It’s a habit hard to shake; even now I flick through documents of words, my words, and I want to pretend they were never written. But at the time they meant something. They probably still do, if I read them with the right eyes rather than the … Continue reading The Simple Poet

Minimalism: Books

I’ve hopped on the Ursula Le Guin train and so far it’s pretty alright. Le Guin is a classic science fiction author - 'The Left Hand of Darkness' is a popular book written by her – though the reason I’ve heard of her is relatively embarrassing. For the Jane Austen fan, you may have heard … Continue reading Minimalism: Books

On Inspiration

On the rare occasion I am struck with inspiration, it all pours out of me. Easy. I feel accomplished, considerably empty, proud, and like this is what I’ve been waiting for my whole life. And yet. And yet. And yet it doesn’t happen like that most of the time. Most of the time I sit … Continue reading On Inspiration

Been Reading

I love books and reading, but I rarely talk about them specifically, so here we are this evening! I thought I’d share five books: the two books I’m currently reading, and the last three I’ve read. Currently Reading Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte I thought I’d mention Wuthering Heights first because we all know I … Continue reading Been Reading