The Forest Is My Tonic

A journey poem reflecting on the arc of emotions of a traumatic dream.

I think I’m done with TV

I think I’m done with TV,

Last Night As I Was Sleeping, a reinterpretation

Antonio Machado's poem is a classic of the "healing" theme.

I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud

William Wordsworth's classic of English poetry, I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud will always...

Life in Green C#

Breaking the synaesthetic barrier, Benbo Smith's short poetic narrative reflects on ourselves and our...

On the drowning of Ophelia

Did the branch break by divine intervention or did Ophelia overburden her soul? Tamiko...

The Disciple – A prose poem by Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde's prose poem about Narcissus. An apt and poignant betrayal of his insecurities?

The Iris and the Moon – A prose poem [Fragment]

The withering triads of despair moved through the veins of the iris that late autumn morning just as the...

Night Shift – A Prose Poem

Arrive at scene after blueing the night. Men and children in fright. Car upended, body suspended. Racing pulse of...

William Shakespeare Sonnet 116

William Shakespeare's Sonnet 116 is our sonnet of the week.

Tired Life Retired – a poem

Benbo Smith captures a sense of Ennui in this short prose poem on the tiredness of the everyday.

The Highlanders a Prose Poem

  Hot breath in cold glen air, rising from damp nostrils that flair. Situated...

Let me lie by the water

Other people lie next to me. They breath uneasy beside thee. Yet I call out with distain, I am still whilst I...

Red Squirrel Poem

Imagine a world, A red squirrel world. It would be the nuts. Just imaging a red squirrel world. Dedicated to the girls from...

River Poem

River, stony river, Stony cold, River, stony bold.


In a stopped moment the air filled with Victorian backwaters and tourists glues.