Before I'd even touched the ground, I'd made a new friend. That's the first thing you'll learn in Italy: The locals are incredibly friendly. Another fun fact about Italy is that everyone always applauds on the plane's landing. Honestly, as soon as those wheels skim the runway, the clapping and cheering will sound. It's great! … Continue reading An Italian Escapade – My Time in Naples
Dating in the millennial age is doing Jenna Payton's head in. All she wants to do is to meet Mr Right, yet all she seems to find herself doing is forever swiping left - they're just not what she's looking for. Modern-day men, in her eyes, are nothing but a disappointment. And despite her friends' … Continue reading My Vintage Boyfriend
I'm writing this now in case I regret living with the memories I later forget Remembering you here is all I have to hold Thoughts can't keep me warm though, as your presence of old Utterly hopeless, inside I am numb outside I front it, in hope you'll still come Maybe one day I'll … Continue reading Poem for Louis
An old boyfriend used to ridicule the way I spoke. Initially, when we first began dating, he appeared in awe of my colourful vocabulary, stating how he envied the fact that I could express my feelings so well through words. Though, that blossoming admiration was short-lived. And sure enough, it wilted. Green didn't suit him. … Continue reading It’s Good to be Weird
Love is the last thing on cynical rocker, Simone Hartley’s, mind. She’s too busy ticking off her bucket list to care about finding a “nice guy”. Frustrated by her chaotic family placing her in the middle of their dramas and constantly reminding her to settle down, Simone digs her heels in - point-blank refusing to … Continue reading A Cosmic Chance (Chapters 1-3)
I'll never be sexy. Wearing next to nothing gets too chilly. Pouting for the camera looks silly and God didn't bless me with boobies. Talking of boobs, I guess I'm a little skinny. Curves aren't something that suits me. No one is ever happy with their bodies, but I guess I've come to accept mine's … Continue reading I’ll Never Be Sexy.
From the barrel of the gun, your ammo rests Fully loaded. Hand gripped tightly to its chest. Sweaty palms nestle the chamber, Emotions unsteady, but your fingers don't waver. Thoughts undeterred, you hold your position There's no holding back, you've made your decision. With no sign of warning, you called me a liar The … Continue reading War Zone