i) (FIRE) Of warm soot that sets the bed of your passing, of the celerity of your crackling stride — of your sauntering footsteps synchronised with every heartbeat you touch. The crimson that melts into the orange, the caress that sets ablaze an entire kingdom; I call for thee in … Continue Reading
The Big Bang Theory is all we’ve known,
The gases and rocks that formed my body
As I grew and grew,
I was sure others were just shoddy.
As the lush green plants complimented me,
The soothing water helped me grow.
But what has become of me now?
I seem … Continue Reading
My eyelids flutter open, a bewildered grace around me,
Flat pavement, grey mortar as far as the eye can see.
What is this stiff material that restrains my roots?
These rough stone, irregular shapes, poking my foot.
Where did the loose soil go, the brown mush?
Can’t I play around, … Continue Reading
In the summer of 1966, the Beatles were performing their last string of public concerts, China’s Cultural Revolution had begun, miniskirts were in fashion, the US had nearly 500,000 troops in Vietnam, the National Organization for Women was founded, and both the US and USSR continued in their space … Continue Reading
The ethereal symphony of David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’ rings through the vast expanse of space. Cruising through deep space, aboard a cherry red Tesla Roadster is Starman. As the chorus kicks in, he leans back in his seat and takes in the magnificent view, spanning miles in front of him. … Continue Reading