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Ghost Duet

The world is background noise, a loading screen of my longing, yearning for you to send more sweetness. I awake, aching for the warmth of your words, pinned to my sheets, by the sound of your voice, examining each syllable you spoke, as I fell asleep on the phone, a luscious lullaby, that followed me […]

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Twenty Four Hours

Twenty four times, you bite your tongue, and think of mine. Your body betrays your mind, as you wake, your lap springs to life, your rest interrupted by your impulses, racing, restless, you waste time, trying to escape your yearning mind. Twenty four trips, to the shops, to the shed, to wherever you can be […]

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Sincerely, Jennifer x – Season Four Premiere

Hola amigos, There is a new podcast episode available, featuring some new poems, as well as discussions about why racism is apparently now sexy, the bravery of activist Sammy Woodhouse, and why ageing isn’t as bad as we all think. I also discuss the latest dramas in the upcoming general election, in the new segment, What […]

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The Sadder But Wiser Girl

Seven AM, and I’m staring rather than sleeping, risking madness as I risk assess, again and again, how dangerous it is, to be your little doll. Dropping your name in every dark boulevard, I walk home, all alone, the moon can sense you’ve staked your claim on me, and hides behind the clouds, crowding all […]

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Fine Wine and Smirnoff Ice

Someone asked me why I won’t date men my age. They asked me and I was cast back through time, on trains and buses, listening to men my age, when they think they can’t be heard, boasting about body counts, swapping stories like Pokemon cards, about women who trusted them to keep it to themselves. […]

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