SITUATIONSHIP CITY

This one has been years in the making. Well before my time too, I’d imagine. With limited knowledge of many things, I still feel confident in crowning ‘disinterest’ a universal concept. In one form or another, we have surely all been in the position where...

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IN TIME

There are a few things that haven’t changed. One being I still don’t know how to start. This feels eternally awkward and part of me wonders if it always will. I’m sitting in the exact place I wrote the duly named ‘WHAT THE F*CK’ (April...

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SOFT BOY SPY

My heart quickened when I saw his face Or at least what remained above the mask. Even quicker when he brushed past, The smell of musk strong through his T-Shirt. Then the smell of pizza, On account of the contents of my tote bag My Turner Contemporary tote bag from a...

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THE FLOAT

I always know when it’s time to write, I can’t sleep. I recite paragraphs in my head thinking of where to place line breaks and how my words will read. I haven’t done this since September, apparently, a testament to the pace of the ambivalence...

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GODSPEED

I’ve done it again. That thing where I get all motivated only to go ghost shortly after. I always loved the idea of consistent writing and allude to it far too much for it not to become common practice. Annoying, but entirely fixable on my...

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ISOLATION STATION

I wondered when the next burst would come. Often, I worried it would never come at all. 11:45 pm on a Thursday wasn’t expected, but sometimes the best nights strike you by surprise. Maybe it’s because I spoke to my best friend on the phone...

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THINGS THAT ARE ALLOWED TO SUCK

I remember when I first moved and someone asked me what my least favourite thing about London was. What a curious question I thought, why on earth would that be your go-to? After small consideration I decided it was because some people want to see...

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A WEEK ON THE TRAIN

Thursday Today I get a seat immediately. Part luck, part knowing which stretch of the platform will maximise my chances. I’m starting a new book today (The Girl on the Train, ironically) and don’t want the bustle of passengers interrupting the crucial introduction of Chapter One....

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A WORD FOR GOODBYE

Delete me like I'm nothing Fill me like I'm the same 35mm dream In your story Perfectly nothing Dreamy as can be See you sometime Never as it seems Ciao my baby In my dreams Let it go now In the universe It shall be...

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