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Cannot Breathe

I'm so cold

When I'm sad I often feel sick My body is cold and I want to sleep I do hope I can get through this quickAll I want to do is weep Every month on that dayIt's when the shit hits the fanI really wish you'd find a wayI really hope that you can Hopefully you'...

I’m very sad today Things seem to be worse You promised you’d find a way I really feel like we’re cursed We can never get ahead Always far behind I just want to go to bed I’m really losing my mind I thought things were paid Please will you talk to me I’m...


We Three

A short, one act play

Characters: ELLE - Middle-aged, dishevelled, wearing nightclothes. BETH - Indeterminate age, smartly dressed in casual attire. LISA - Twenty-something, short dress, heels, make-up. WAITER - Young, handsome male. Staging notes :‘Black box’ stage, plain bla...

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The AP Complex

An examination of AP students in my school done in the form of a research paper

Abstract Focusing on the students designated “AP Kids,” and the emotional/psychological impacts of their efforts in areas outside the classroom. Using my own personal observations, perceptions, and conclusions concerning these students, and after spending...

I long for solitude, perhaps in a quiet room far away Apart from this noise, modern life so loud A mobile conversation jarringly obtrusive Music player set louder, Drowning out your shouted replies A child kicks my chair on this train Railing and screamin...

Tick tock, tick tockHurry up, hurry upGet a move on and be doneSpare one hour for some funHurry up, hurry upGet it done. Tick tock, tick tockGo to bed, go to bedShut your eyes and fall asleepbut don't fall in too deepGo to bed, close your eyesCatch some s...


Stress induced poem

Information overload Another fucking meeting request??? Ring ring a desk phone goes off nearby 'Throb Throb' goes my head 'Click Clack' goes my neighbour’s keyboard 'Rackity Rack Rack' someone drums their fingers infuriatingly Approaching deadlines tighte...