Stoke Your Fire, Darlings

There are people walking this world with empty hearts and poisoned souls, and they will never be happy unless they watch the world burn. Stoke your fire darlings. Burn hot, burn bright, burn love, and leave them choking on your smoke and their own twisted thoughts. © Nicole Lyons 2017

I am Nothing – S.L. Heaton

"Is this your better half?" "No, not really." In a moment I was reduced to nothing. I turned my face so you couldn't see the torment because I've never been good at hiding my feelings. The sting of nothingness was strong because I always thought I was at least something to you. You were my … Continue reading I am Nothing – S.L. Heaton


It's an awesome thing, the becoming of you, and you are bound to make them uncomfortable; leave them to their discomfort, for you, oh you, blossom beautifully within their fires. © Nicole Lyons 2017

Blue Is The Coldest Colour

He is meek within the cracks of crystalline eyes, dodging illusions of affection and the silver strands of an icy winter web. Jumping from star crossing to star crossing, searching for the place where he once danced, carefree and cradled, in the clean warmth of her azure love. Nicole Lyons 2017

Overwhelmingly Underwhelmed

I am super stoked to be on the amazing Sudden Denouement today. I dig this poem. Source: Overwhelmingly Underwhelmed-Nicole Lyons/The Lithium Chronicles

Love Notes From Humanity

I am so pleased, and very honoured, to be included in Feminine Collective's newest treasure alongside these amazing writers. "Curated with love by Feminine Collective, many from this collection have been published on the site since its beginning. Others you will read are new pieces that were written just for this collection. The writers of … Continue reading Love Notes From Humanity

I Love Your Colours

Some of my strongest bonds have been forged with people who have cracked the foundation of my comfort zone. We rarely agree on things like politics and protests, but we do agree that words hold power and art saves lives. We all view life differently; through eyes coloured by our own circumstances, whether those be … Continue reading I Love Your Colours