so many yet so few

this collection is just about random things from the top of my head.

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the thank you note

To Auntie Marge, Thank you for having me last weekend. I got out of the hospital yesterday. It’s nice to be home in my own bed. I’m sorry for...

the zoo

‘Will you come to the zoo?’ my father suggested. I originally said yes but then I reflected; Why put myself through that, I’m an intellectual, His...
Cherry

anti depressants

I take these two orange pills every night They dull out the pain the struggle and fight They numb my senses until I feel Nothing that this world...
Cherry

My Max

Goodbye my darling, my precious, my all. You helped me throughout my fall In health and looked at me in awe With those big eyes and that brown paw...

the words just came out of my mouth

Every girl is pretty in their own way Even if they happen to be gay When the words just came out of my mouth I expected people to scream and to shout...

Suicide

For someone to feel such heartache and shame To take their own life because of the pain They feel that theres no longer light in the tunnel the...

1347

In her mind she’s trapped by thought Of the stories where she fought Giant spiders with big green eyes ‘They’re the windows to the soul’ she cries...

fairytales brought up to date

Unfortunately she was brutally rejected By the first person to which she felt connected She was given hopes and promised her dreams Of London and...

Catfish

Is this the girl to whom I’ve been talking? She seems real but she could be stalking People on the internet and be a catfish To hear your voice would...

Ghosted

Scars on my legs and arms I own Deep enough that some were sown Back together pound of flesh Clean my act I started fresh Slow and steady wins the...

Connemara

On holiday to Connemara we went Me, my dad, and my dog Max spent Ten days in the country so vast Alone we’d never been in the past On the rocks the...

LGBT

For this type of generation There needs to be some liberation To support those who feel they have been Born in the wrong gender and seen Others who...

failure

When you’re at the brink of adulthood You have to take the famous exams that would Project your academic prowess And deliberate your future success...
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Mirror

I look at myself in the mirror and see A person looking back at me I don’t know how she got so old And vicious, malicious and cold Towards herself I...
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A Smile

Are you out of your mind? You will never be normal! Progression you have to find And make a smile formal For smiling is a right of life It’s one of...
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RIP

I sit at the window and start to cry I watch the crowd below go by On their faces they’re personalities glimmer And my skin begins to shiver I grab a...
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Oh Brother

Please baby brother come sit with me, I want to tell you a story of who you could be. If you look into the future, you can’t be harmed, But in some...
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Clouds

Look into the clouds What do you see? A squirrel? A pigeon? A cup of tea? Look into the clouds Can you imagine? The surreal expression of someone...
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my first love

I have come to see You don’t know me You are just a liar Through the light You aren’t so bright How did that conspire? That person who I reached out...
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Can You Please Tell Me?

Here goes nothing but Nothing goes far Can you please tell me who you are? Are you a he? Or a she? Or maybe a them? This is incredible Now please...
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Death

When you’re desperate and you Cut yourself to feel That feeling is it true? At least the blood is real Into the bath tub you get And take some potion...
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Blow

Louise if you go out tonight With cocaine in your pocket It’s going to be fight or flight Like a finger in a socket The Gardai are going to come to...
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Contradiction

I love planes But am afraid of flying I love swimming But am afraid of drowning I love sleep But am afraid to go to bed I love love But am afraid of...
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Love Triangle

I think a love triangle I’ve gotten myself into These two individuals with to the moon I’ve been to To tears they both have brought me on separate...
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Mental Health

Why does mental health hold such a stigma? That to me is such an enigma Because when people do speak out Depression and anxiety it is all about What...
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Gambling

He was very factitious I thought he would explode His visions of work fictitious His secret about to implode His demeanour was nonchalant His bank...
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The Wedding Nightmare

The air was sombre and dark The atmosphere was thin He was about to embark On a mystery from within For whom could it be? He thought As he looked...
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Intelligence

For you my dear, I think and fear Are a real bull-shitter. Your lies are weak, acrid they stink Stammering on the phone. When I called you out, you...
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Witness box

First he froze As panic rose Sweat upon his face Splinters flying His pregnant wife crying As officers flooded the place ‘What do you want?’ He...
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Are you a good driver?

Are you a good driver? Do you like to speed? Or curse and shout At a roundabout When there is no need? Are you a good driver? Your licence is it...
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Heartbreak

How my heart was broken Is a story I must tell She ghosted me Then roasted me Upon the fires of hell The first time I saw her My heart did skip a...
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Betrayer

Heart palpitating to the rhythm Of its own beat, Fame, deceit, For you unto her I bequeath? Damage! Lies! Cut from all family ties. They could have...
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Death sentence

‘Extinction, That’s what are after conviction, Your crime Is miniscule compared to mine!’ Said the lawyer after trial, Just to prevent this vial That...
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Revenge

Wonder appeared on your young face, Brace, for your husband is about to chase you down towards the town, ‘Help!’ you scream, Yelp it seems, is all...
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I'm proud of you son!

Trusting her got you caught in a snare, Beating to the sound of her drum, Son, whatever the outcome, Know that this girl was a deceiver, Not like a...
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You took my shining star!

You took my shining star! Why? You had all the others in the sky! Try as I may, I cannot understand. Buy it back, nay, You have the upper hand! Let’s...
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Plus Sized

I’m sorry I lied to you And hurt you over the years When I see this I try to Hold back all the tears. You don’t feel comfort Within your own skin You...
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Autumn Years

She once was a vibrant green leaf on a great big oak, Swaying nonchalantly with her friends, laughing at a joke, Now yellow and starting to turn...
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