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Cloud 9

In response to Clouds

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Companion. Accomplice. Therapist.

At no other time do I believe is a friend needed quite as much at 4am as one is needed when you are a student. This is when you are stumbling home, not entirely sure if you are still in possession of your key, or decide on an impromptu trip to the 24hr McDonald’s, or want to watch a film, or want to sit watching the sky grow light without speaking.

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In response to Aimless (the explanation) and Letters to Euturpe (the poem) – yes, I’m being lazy and putting them into one post but you’ll see why.

‘Out in the shiny night, the rain
was softly falling
The tracks that ran down the boulevard had
all been washed away’

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Mystery Boys And Their Toys

‘It was an early morning yesterday, I was up before the dawn’

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Shadow Man

I wish you were the one that got away’

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Life Of A Former Beach Bum

In response to Beach

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The Mask Of A Teenage Girl

In response to Mask

Perhaps it’s a sign of how insecure my generation is, unable to accept who we are, always searching for something else within ourselves. Perhaps I’ve just swallowed all of the advertising which tells me that I will be happier if I apply several layers of £15 foundation and wing my eyeliner.

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Poems, Poems, Everywhere, Do You Dare To Read?

Part of the fantastic Letters to Euturpe event – writing fiction with a music prompt, what could be better?!

See my first response to this event in A Little Bit Of Poetry

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A Little Bit Of Poetry

Part of the Letters to Euturpe event, a little bit late to the lyric prompt for week 4, but hey-ho, just means I get to do another one tomorrow!

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