Creative Writing

The Field

The Field

Arts, Creative Writing, Editors' Pick, Poetry August 15, 2018 at 6:14 pm Comments

Eyes rush and the skin buzzes And the ears are pricked To the acoustic accusations That are the city’s language.   You’ve got a promising grin— You’re taking me to the field You mentioned on theRead More

Moon Cast

Moon Cast

Arts, Creative Writing, Editors' Pick, Poetry August 15, 2018 at 6:11 pm Comments

Moon Cast I sat alone in the cold. The moon as my only friend? I heard an unfamiliar sound. The mountain side cast me as a silhouette against the moon. I sat alone perched on theRead More

The Writers War

The Writers War

Arts, Creative Writing, Editors' Pick, Poetry August 15, 2018 at 6:03 pm Comments

It is with the beginning of a sentence that a writer is born. The complex mind providing the simplistic escape from reality A world of wonder and dreams forged like castle walls Each stone a wordRead More

YouTwo – A Poem

YouTwo – A Poem

Arts, ASM, Creative Writing, Editors' Pick, Poetry April 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm Comments

  Comment your thoughts And / Or a suggestion They are usually weird. But some are an exception- All of ‘em sound creepy I report them weekly. But some are fantastic! I love being sarcastic… AndRead More

A Gibbous moon - a moon caught between Crescent and Full stages.

Gibbous Moon

Arts, ASM, Creative Writing, Features, Poetry January 24, 2018 at 8:04 pm Comments

O’ Gibbous moon of the winter night, A slit of white in liminal twilight, Commands the bowing winds and all Unveiling her form like a curtain-call. On this cold night of winter’s peek, She perches aboveRead More

A winter poem by Will Lyon

My Coat

Arts, ASM, Comedy, Creative Writing December 15, 2017 at 1:40 pm Comments

  When rain falls with thunderous slam, And wind beats hard to break any dam, The world looks like a water-colour painting, And I know there is no use in waiting   Out of my bagRead More

A Cat I Met in a Zoo Near Moliere

A Cat I Met in a Zoo Near Moliere

Arts, ASM, Creative Writing December 13, 2017 at 4:06 pm Comments

When we met clouds blanketed above Thick and maggot white, a singular sheet. The hairy baboon and bear, tortoise and dove Owl and Serval, Lion and leopard, each I’d greet With a quick wave, a “Morning”Read More

The Trials Of Siblinghood

The Trials Of Siblinghood

Arts, Comedy, Creative Writing, Editors' Pick December 12, 2017 at 3:13 pm Comments

  You would think, having raised four children–two of whom are (arguably) mature and independent adults–my parents would be able to handle a lazy seventeen year old. They cannot. I have ranted many times about myRead More

Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’ Monologue Written from a Female Perspective

Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’ Monologue Written from a Female Perspective

Arts, ASM, Books, Creative Writing, Editors' Pick, Theatre December 12, 2017 at 2:58 pm Comments

This is a response to the original monologue in Shakespeare’s “As You Like It”, from a female respective.   Original monologue:   “All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players; TheyRead More

The Open Mic Night took place on October 19th

ECWS Starts Year Well

Arts, Creative Writing, Events, Local, Societies December 12, 2017 at 2:28 pm Comments

Thursday, 19th October 2017 Bar 46   The English and Creative Writing Society have fired the starting gun for a year of fun, with an impressive first open mic held at Bar 46. The evening wasRead More