Tag: poems

Swimming After Eating

Hola amigos, You can now check out the video for my brand new poem “Swimming After Eating”. I hope you enjoy it! Besos, J x Enter The Monthly Poetry Competition here Order “Stormy Weather” here Order “Last Of The Greenwich Glamour Girls” here Order “The Things We Did Last Summer” here Order “Home Wrecker” here Listen to”Past Preston” here Listen to “2AM” here RECENT … Read More Swimming After Eating


The bitter bite of being underestimated, again, as if I am not sewn together, from the ones the world tried to tear apart. Today, I am not the girl I was. I am patched up, with pieces, a collage of Queens. Their bones are fused, with my refusal to be silent, we are together, awake, unlocked, all over the world. We graffiti the streets, … Read More Women


I went back to the scene, of the many times she was murdered, canvassing Camden Town, to find her at 18, at 21, at 26. I was too late. Murdered, by the man who told her he knew best, choked to death, by the flimsy fabric, of the dress he insisted she wear, and the false hopes, shoved down her throat, until she stopped … Read More Murdered

I Died…

Hola Amigos, I hope you had a lovely valentine’s day! You can find the video for “I Died” from Notes To My Muse below. I made a couple of small changes to the previously published text version, when reading it, because it just felt more natural, and this reflects in the video version, as well as the final version included in Notes To My … Read More I Died…

Girls Like Us

New York knows you. Small stem, to tepid titan, coaxing the clouds, from the sky, and the stars to the sidewalk. They gather, gasping at your glow, as you break free, and breathe, for the first time, on your own terms. Small smile, small girl, big dreams, at the ball, on the roof, gazing at the gallant night, that belongs to you. Take the … Read More Girls Like Us