How to be Positive

Positivity isn’t about just smiling at someone in the corridor. It’s about being genuinely uplifted and pleased with life. Sometimes, it seems like you can’t be positive. If you’ve had repeated negative or traumatic experiences, it takes a toll on your mental health and how you see the world. Some days, I feel downhearted enough … More How to be Positive

Up in the Atmosphere

High up in the atmosphere, You can barely breathe. The air has run away… You’re falling too fast, Can’t catch your escaping breath and Your idiot friend follows you, But you can’t let them die. You throw your parachute up… Saved them Not yourself You are spiralling further and further Out of control High up … More Up in the Atmosphere

Silence

Drip. Drip. Drip. The endless sound of the leaking pipes. Crack. Crack. Crack. The endless walls of peeling paint. Clink. Clink. Clink. The solemn keys of the lonely piano. All the chairs, deserted. All the corners, empty. All the glass, smashed. Silence danced on the stage, like the entire room was filled. The refrain finishes … More Silence

Win or Die

With each bullet I fired, I felt something. I’m not sure what it was, but it was something. Had I stopped for a moment to consider the awfulness of war, I can’t say I would have made it home at all. Every death of each man I witnessed, a pain filmed my entire body. I … More Win or Die

Day of the Dead

He crept up to the window. Despite the fog clouding his vision, he could see the marsh ahead clearly. She was coming. A gush of water devoured the road that lead to town. He had no escape. Tick. Tock. His time was nearly up. Tick. Tock. He could hear her footsteps striking the cold stone … More Day of the Dead

Dunkirk

Hurry men as our enemy grows stronger. Hurry men for our enemy gets nearer, nearer, nearer. Welcome to Dunkirk. I hear the shouting from the men and the screams of those who didn’t return. Welcome to Dunkirk. I hear the death sirens blasting and the devil’s tanks approaching. He drops his bombs and fires his … More Dunkirk