Definition of a zine: a noncommercial often homemade or online publication usually devoted to specialized and often unconventional subject matter In this case the unconventional subject matter in question is death. https://youtu.be/maZr07A1xg8 My zine is called 'I Mortal' and I am looking for submissions on the subject of death - what does death mean to you? … Continue reading I’m Making a Zine and Need Your Help!
I took a break from poetry Wednesday last week to publish something important, but I'm back this week! I like writing poems about death okay. This one is called 'Breathe'. Breathe Fresh archaeological soil, Carved stone relief, These things we hide behind – The green grass overturned To the earth he’s returned. This him, … Continue reading Poetry Wednesday – Week 4 – Breathe
Leaving University has removed the two things that always motivated me to write poetry - Writer's Society meeting and Poetry Cafe bi-weekly open mics. So I though I'd challenge myself and use my blog as a writing (or at least re-writing, as there's no promise any of these poems will be fresh) motivator. Therefore I'm … Continue reading Poetry Wednesday – Week 1 – Kotsuage
It's been a while since I read a book that I really wanted to write about, I been reading a lot for my course and aside from that just a few 'easy reads' to relax. A couple of weekends ago though I brought a book, and then I sat down and read the book all … Continue reading Life Changing and Death Changing – A Review (And A Poem) On Caitlin Doughty’s ‘From Here to Eternity’
'The meaning of life is that it stops' - Franz Kafka A few months ago now by the magic of the YouTube algorithm a video called 'Ask a Mortician - Worst Way to Die?' popped up in my recommended viewing list, I was intrigued by the title and clicked. A few hours later I was … Continue reading Death Discussion : A Review of Caitlin Doughty’s ‘Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematorium’