Tag: poetry

Out of the depths that cover me Black as the pit from pole to pole I pray that Christ my savior be To save from fire my sinful soul In the fell clutch of circumstance At the cross my head is bowed Under the bludgeonings of chance My prayer is patient and unproud Torn is […]

“Friends are unnecessary; like philosophy, like art.” In his treatise on love, thus said the Lion Whom the wicked witch killed: she played her part To conjure or procure the white mountain. Garlics too are wicked: they have their place – On dark nights during eternal winters, On train rides at the dawn of dreary […]

“I couldn’t get you to the ocean, but there was nothing stopping me bringing the ocean to you.” – Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane We are oceans, deep and dark Where raging storm and surface calm Churn against horizon stark As sirens sing alluring psalms We plunge the abyss of our souls […]

Quarterway upon this journey of life I found myself in a darklit sky Wandering the night of stars a-rife On a quiet Friday without Leaven nigh As I beheld galaxies ‘bove Glimpses of lives all different and true Tinkling in darkness’ treasure trove While obscure is the path that I pursue I walked on clouds […]

When I prayed for other people when I was much younger, I used to tell God that I’d trade whatever graces and luck that I had earned from my good deeds for what I wished for them. Those days have come and gone, and I have learnt that God’s love is hardly transactional. But it […]

**Watch the spoken word video.** (to be read aloud) In the Beginning, God created the World. He separated the Heavens from the Earth and the vast expanse of in-between, we call it Space. Eternity and infinity resides in the emptiness of Space. So do Asgard and astronauts for that matter. Outer Space. The final frontier […]

It was pretty cool to moot in the Supreme Court last night. It’ll probably at least be a few years more before I ever get to see the light of the High Court, so this was quite an experience. I’d sell ACLP just on this moot alone lol. My brother and I came up with […]