what is the soul?

All day I think about it, then at night I say it. Where did I come from, and what am I supposed to be doing? I have no idea. My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that, and I intend to end up there. This drunkenness began in some other tavern. When I get … Continue Reading

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shape redrawn

There’s something about Your mouth as it widens A smile showing your teeth and arms stretching out As you speak to me Skin showing I remember The length of you Enfolding me Those unexpected moments Where it was easier to stay and one night, it tore at me so very difficult to go I have … Continue Reading

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monday morning

I awoke and you were between my lips Until I stretched out the fantasy of night’s longings I rose and lamented the absence of your scent in my nostrils I showered and saw the water on your skin Grafted onto me piece by piece from some Clandestine nocturnal operation I drank coffee and saw my … Continue Reading

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artificial intelligence by francesco romoli

Images: © Francesco Romoli, courtesy of the artist.

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postcards from the future by francesco romoli

Images: © Francesco Romoli, courtesy of the artist.

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it’s time to make a stand

Did you know that only 10% of the world’s population lives in countries where same sex marriage has been legalised? Homosexual behaviour is still criminalised in more than 38 countries around the world. Tolerance and acceptance is not the norm. However in countries which are lacking in education and resources it is almost possible to … Continue Reading

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ferry man calls

My father has this annoying habit of putting on a song to listen to and then disappearing and while my emotions are wrestled tortured and dragged kicking and swearing through the mire of all the world’s darkest caves a part of me says hi, says thanks for explaining how now and then are inextricably bound … Continue Reading

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untitled note

there is no title to this page and you have no name to be spoken there has been no food shared no lips kissed no drinks spilled in favour of secrets no songs no poetry no gifts and although i am not the only one who refuses to make comparisons between what has not occurred … Continue Reading

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conflict / conflicto

I’d like to propose a toast… to dreams and to the bold Men and Women that dare to dream them to the wild-eyed visionaries that plant seeds in their hearts with hopes to one day see them come to pass for prayers sweeter than papayas that rise from the deepest darkest depths of our cellars … Continue Reading

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louise dearman

Louise Dearman is a British musical theatre performer, who played the role of Glinda and currently plays Elphaba in the London’s West End production of Wicked. She is the first actress ever to have played both witches in the musical. She has a number of other professional stage and television credits, such as Eva Perón … Continue Reading

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