SHOES Written & Directed by Sebastian Byrne Hamilton Fringe Festival 2016 @ The Meteor / 3-5 March So I saw Shoes at The Meteor last night, the debut production of both director/writer Sebastian Byrne and creative collective Gnarly Teapot. Let me start by saying that writing a play of any length is difficult at the… Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Shoes’ by Sebastian Byrne
(A performance poem) Today, I watched the video on Youtube of a woman justifying her right by birth to feel beautiful. She used phrases like “even though”, “in spite of”, and “despite everything” which brought tears to my eyes. I wanted to wrap my arms around her size and tell her that she is more… Continue reading 348 – Not Pretty Enough
You will love me. ‘Til then I’ll keep saying “goodbye” As if We both mean it.
I am my own Self-defense system I can’t help the jerk I am If it starts looking like I might get hurt
You are the prettiest and most infuriating That you have ever been, in this verse And what’s worse is that it is a curse Wanting to know how things go for you I’m not a cat, but you could say that Curiosity takes proper advantage of me You’re something along the blurred lines Of a… Continue reading 345 – Pick Every Moment
It used to be that I could pluck you from the air Like the warm taste of an idea I was having You’d be laid out perfectly in front of me In the same way a full buffet would be Morsels of sentences and thoughts Inspired by cuisine I’d never tried before Now, your punctuated… Continue reading 344 – An Idea Plucked From The Air
I picked a lovely flower today. I didn’t choose it for the way It stood more beautiful than all of the others. It didn’t entice me with its Two red lips Except for, that it did. It wasn’t shameless, obvious grandeur That stopped me. I picked a lovely flower today That was perfect in its imperfection.… Continue reading 343 – A Lovely Flower