Why I’m going back to University…

"Why are you going back to university? What does that get you?" I'll be honest when people ask me this question, I do draw a bit of a blank. After three years out of the bubble that university creates, why would I go back? Instead of being concerned with getting certain grades and impressing people… Continue reading Why I’m going back to University…

Royal Exchange Beggar

He sits under the archway Sitting on a black canvas bag. His hood pulled over A shorn head. "Spare some change? Thanks very much," He says, McDonalds cup outstretched No one gives him any. A woman in professional Dress, skitters past Pulling her coat away From the beggar. Body twisted to avoid him. He takes… Continue reading Royal Exchange Beggar

Autumn

Leaves fall on my skin I smile lightly At the old woman Who doesn't like me. My boots scuff against A pavement cracked With age. The trees are bone- Cold like the cities Around them. I watch commuters Packed into cars For four but they are one. Steaming up windows. I can see my breath.… Continue reading Autumn