Holt Street

I wound a broken guitar string around my left thumb and index finger until I could no longer feel either of them because I was high and I liked the shades of red and white that pulsed down my hand until he unwound the string and placed my palm in his own, and then I … Continue reading Holt Street

The Hard Part of the Night

You left me to hold the hard parts of our life and the night, and I still try to mute the sound of my own heart breaking, but it breaks again and again, over and over until the shards of it climb from my chest and pull my lungs from my throat, my lungs that … Continue reading The Hard Part of the Night

Under Blades of Wings

I remember moments with him and how he made things that could never feel burst with feelings, like the day the wind felt angry against my legs, and how it blew the hem of my dress up around my knees and whipped at my thighs until my legs were as pink as the petals of … Continue reading Under Blades of Wings

Reader’s Favorite Book Reviews – I Am A World of Uncertainties Disguised As A Girl

Reviewed by Rosie Malezer for Readers' Favorite I Am A World Of Uncertainties Disguised As A Girl is an incredible embodiment of emotion, expressed through prose and poetry, and written by Nicole Lyons. The shuddering impact each verse creates in the soul of the reader is profound, dealing in various embattled reactions to situations in … Continue reading Reader’s Favorite Book Reviews – I Am A World of Uncertainties Disguised As A Girl

The Long Sleep – FC

I wrote this last year. It was my first attempt at prose and still one of my favourite pieces. The Long Sleep

Only The Stars Had A Straight Face – Stephanie Bennett-Henry

Sometimes it's funny when someone is drunk, we all laugh like it's not the alcohol, and we are still laughing the next day at that silly, funny, clown, as we sweep the mess that never even made us chuckle. No. It made us cry. But today, everything will be better, because laughing it off made … Continue reading Only The Stars Had A Straight Face – Stephanie Bennett-Henry

This Shots For You – Jason King

  I'm listening to blues for the westside....Ronnie earl and the broadcasters....I have a love for grimy blues....it fits my mood today....I write about love often....today however is one of those days I'm asking why the fuck I do that....because I can easily tell you about loss much easier.....and everything love isn't supposed to be.... … Continue reading This Shots For You – Jason King

Me and My Dirty Word – S.L. Heaton

I don't even know why it bothers me...it just does and there's no rational explanation for it...or at least not one I can come up with that would give any kind of justification to this feeling. Opened my Facebook and there it was..."in a relationship"...I just sat there and stared at it for the longest … Continue reading Me and My Dirty Word – S.L. Heaton

Make It Count – Jason King

    I told my girlfriend today that I loved her....and she didn't say it back....( I think I heard a gasp from the audience)....so why am I not freaking out....or losing my shit....or curled up in the fetal position crying about it....well for one my ego isn't that fragile....two....I know she's falling in love … Continue reading Make It Count – Jason King

The Seven Deadly Sins

I was honoured and humbled to be asked to collaborate with these amazing voices. To date, this is one of my favourite collaborations. The Seven Deadly Sins as envisioned by Amy Johnson: LUST Your poetry, my undoing; For its flesh Begged me To taste it, Savour it, Become one with it; I sinned beautifully; Forever … Continue reading The Seven Deadly Sins