Author Archives: Anonymous

Soliloquy as Grimm’s Mermaid

Fluid, encompassing and vivid, this poem contains dream-like elements yet feels intrinsically authentic.

The Ex who I Hold Dear

‘I knew from that moment Sophie was struggling. I had known but not fully. This didn’t put me off her though. I promised that I would help her. No. I promised I would help her help herself. Otherwise, I would become her paracetamol. I wanted to make her feel valued and important and worth my time.’