Earlier this year my colleagues and I were asked to give a 5 minute presentation on things that inspired us. Talking about myself and giving a presentation are two things guaranteed to set my nerves jangling so I thought I’d be clever and hide behind a spoken word/performance poem. I thought that by writing a […]
Dear life, I’m pig sick of lemonade Please throw me apples so I can make cider instead. If I see one more lemon I’ll bitch slap you upside your head.
What do you do when your colleagues want to shine a spotlight on you and you disagree? Get over yourself and suck it up with protest of course. Here’s my protest: I’ve taken all the tests and I know my role, It’s simply to help the collective reach their goal. I work behind the scenes […]
I called my kitten Miss Kitty Fantastico after Willow’s cat on Buffy. My family wouldn’t call her that ‘cos they’re really boring and quite stuffy.
I’m too busy studying to write a new poem so I’m recycling an old poem of mine for national poetry day. I am woman No classic beauty, I’m more a 9 than a perfect ten. I can down a pint with the best (and worst) of men I can build a computer in under an […]
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