Failure

Failure Yes, some failures are major. Others are not so very major. Yet, they still sting as though they were major.   Nonetheless, failures- no matter if major, or not so very major, may be our saviour.   Who knows, maybe saviour of our- could have been, Very proud behaviour? Or, maybe saviour of our…

Home

Home by James Byrne I was sick of home, now i’m Homesick; a serious case of the human condition. Small town suffocation. We held asphyxiation parties: choked our youth in a haze of alcohol, drugs and cigarette smoke. Living for the weekend – but each one weakened us, I couldn’t take it anymore. But now,…

Sodium

Sodium A change is detected, Forcing electric charges Into long, branched canals Where voltage spikes upwards And a threshold is reached. A nerve impulse has been born Surging along the canals’ white walls One wave after another, A flood of electricity, A tsunami of life.   The electric wave spreads infectiously Through the canals’ white…

BE-YOU-tiful

Clara Francesca Aquilina‘s poem reflects her distressful youth and her struggle with the female athlete triad, which is a condition characterised by eating disorders, excessive physical activity and amenorrhea. The aforementioned conditions affected badly Clara’s self-esteem and as well influenced negatively her academic career. This resulted in her changing her University course more than once….