Earth Whispers

Some stanzas on the reviving properties of nature and creativity... Gone the fog of brain slump Outside soul cramp ceases Nature offers reprieve Far from the clusterfunk   Feels good to grow and sow Sweat and worth into the earth To see people as rainbows Community as a dress code   Transparent tongues And clear heads… Continue reading Earth Whispers

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The Only Way is Through

Words I wrote last year that are still bringing me fresh insights... Tides of pain that wrap me up and roll me in wave after wave of agony. I want to pass out for the seconds of reprieve it will bring. As the pain peaks then washes through my limbs as a scattering ache, I… Continue reading The Only Way is Through

Set the Scene: Writer Carol Lovekin

Some uplifting reading for you today! Enjoy my interview with writer Carol Lovekin, author of two books (both published by Honno, the Welsh Women's Press). You can find Carol online, via her blog and on Twitter. What were your reasons for taking up swimming? Initially, & predictably, because I thought it would be good for me.… Continue reading Set the Scene: Writer Carol Lovekin

Kiss the Cosmos

Crack me open. I am made of you. This shell is misleading. So many thoughts, feelings and none of it are me. The yolk of my nature is exposed to the stars and relief is overwhelming. I am open to the silence of space and the stillness inside me. When did I forget they are… Continue reading Kiss the Cosmos