On The Barbican Young Poets 2017

“What was one thing you’ve taken away from being a part of the Barbican Young Poets this year?” To answer that question would be for me to catch you up on the past six to seven months of my life, starting from that sunny Sunday afternoon sandwiched between four other friends in a car parkedContinue reading “On The Barbican Young Poets 2017”

“30 Days Dry” by Robert Eric Shoemaker (2015)

Being an artist myself, I guess I’ll always be partial towards art therapy. I find the process of writing my thoughts down, throwing it all on music and even scribbling my frustrations down on sketchbooks until they become little pieces of art very therapeutic and a more effective release of negative energy. Those inclinations wereContinue reading ““30 Days Dry” by Robert Eric Shoemaker (2015)”

New short story out via Thought Collection!

Three years ago, when I was long haired and was stuck in classrooms in William Morris Sixth Form in Hammersmith, I was assigned to write a piece of writing that inspired me when listening to a specific song as an assignment for our weekly meeting for writer’s club (Shoutout to Naz Jamal, one of theContinue reading “New short story out via Thought Collection!”

New Poems out via The Traveling Poet

I’m always happy to tell everyone about new poetry that’s out, and today is one of those really gratitude-inducing days. Check out The Traveling Poet, headed by the creative genius Jeremiah Walton. I really like how two of the main themes of this blogzine is travel and youth, a topic that coincides perfectly with myContinue reading “New Poems out via The Traveling Poet”

“On Youth and being Young”

The colourful words of Youth are fruity; they breathe tempt and hope on our faces to tell us that our dreams can one day bloom. And then comes Maturity, whose checklist and red pen highlight and crush those dreams off into little bits of reality.

“This Room”

Tell me, how long have we been in this room? Here, where you leaned in bit by bit, resisted back bit by bit until at that split second a beat thumped to that brewing chemistry, only to give in a little too late. Floating around cloud nine for the longest time, you were too cosy,Continue reading ““This Room””

Miracle E-Zine’s New Issue

Miracle E-Zine’s ninth issue is out and ready to meet you, with the theme of Cage! Click the Issuu link below for the digital version of the issue or the second link to buy a hard copy, where you’ll be able to read and soak up the poetry, the artwork and my monthly column entitledContinue reading “Miracle E-Zine’s New Issue”