War and Pieces #Barathon

The leader of the world lived in his little bubble Attacking those who didn’t agree with him For his foes, he caused a whole lotta trouble, By giving bombing orders on a mere whim; The resulting war, made the world pretty grim Deaths of innocents […]

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Of Ice and Men #Barathon

He grew up being beaten by a drug-addled dad, A mum who sought solace in a bottle every night So he hung out with some friends others thought were bad Tried smokes, pot, ecstasy and every drug in sight Worked his way up to meth, […]

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Life of Pie #Barathon

My love for food knows no bounds Both sweet and savoury I adore I’ll have a treat for no valid grounds Chocolate, chips, spicy food galore Ice-creams, biscuits, pies and more Now, years after eating all this food Is killing my heart and doing no […]

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Betrayal

She looked at the face she’d seen every day for six years staring down at her. She felt his warm breath against her cheek quicken as he leant closer. Her body stiffened, as his hand reached under her pyjamas. She closed her eyes, holding on […]

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Afraid

Something is waiting for me outside – It beckons with a creepy smile Covered in black, it chills me, making my insides swirl; As the bile rises, my throat feels choked, my thoughts race, I feel fear (c) Sanch V @ Sanch Writes (23 May […]

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Late

Sam looked at the clock in the car. 8:39. She was going to be late. Again. Although this time, it wasn’t her fault. She tapped her fingers on the steering wheel, urging the traffic to move. It had been ten minutes and the cars hadn’t […]

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Bruised

I watch my bruises turn black and blue From when you practised your punches on me You went on your usual drunken spree, Returning home with a look that I knew Your bloodshot eyes were my very first clue Yet, frozen with fear made it […]

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