Creative Writing

Original pieces

The Water Spirit

Original Poem Written March 2014 The water lay calmly, belying its intentions. What began as a ripple slowly gained momentum. The sea gained its confidence, rising to challenge the wind. Splashes began to lick the sky Soon growing into rumbling waves. Before long, the sea began to boil Whilst the wind tried to tame its …

Coastal Town

Original Poem Written November 2013 Neglected milk bottles ferment in stagnant rows Letter boxes spew their forgotten contents The grass grows to Kruger Park heights Shadows peer from the shattered windows That gape like hollow eye sockets Somewhere, a siren howls, unanswered, As the shadows hiss the familiar words: We shall fight on the beaches …

Rambling Waters

Original Poem Written February 2013 A torrent of words, loose verses of prose Swim wildly to barred and stubborn floodgates, Spilling over the banks in tragic floods Or splashing faces with stinging frankness, Sometimes drowning those that gush too many Rushing fervently as a waterfall (when impassioned eulogies do require), And seeping sorely when hearts …

Mother & Son

Original Prose Written June 2012 Nature and us. At first glance we seem closely entwined, since we are children of Mother Nature after all. But if we look deeper, buried yet blatant things begin to emerge. Nature creates. She styles, nourishes, smiles down on her valleys and gurgling streams reflecting the sun’s gleaming rays. She …