Creative Writing

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

ECWS ‘Would I Lie To You?’ RAG Event a Huge Success

ECWS ‘Would I Lie To You?’ RAG Event a Huge Success

LAST week, Aberystwyth’s fabulous English and Creative Writing Society held their annual Raising-and-Giving event, a ‘Would I Lie to You’ competition in aid of the mental health charity, Mind. The event also included a hugely successfulRead More

Blood: A Short Story

Blood: A Short Story

Arts, Creative Writing October 8, 2016 at 10:40 am Comments

Blood. There was blood everywhere. Blood on my hands. Blood in my hair. Bloody all over the floor, pooling around my knees, soaking into my jeans. Bloody handprints adorned my pure white shirt. The stench beganRead More

Student Guide to Arts Societies at Aberystwyth

Student Guide to Arts Societies at Aberystwyth

Arts, Books, Creative Writing, Events, Film, Music, Theatre September 22, 2016 at 4:30 pm Comments

WHETHER NEW OR returning to the university, there are a multitude of clubs and societies to join. Here is a guide to a few of them within the arts that might take your fancy ahead of the fairRead More