We made an early choice to integrate voice-overs as a way of helping to tell the story of our star cross’d lovers in Romeo + Juliet. Drawing from Shakespeare’s own words, Purdie Silkamour, Harvey Crabsticks and I penned these little poems to precede every scene, borrowing liberally from the play itself, embedding appropriate quotations in […]
The Sea The sea owes us nothing. She’ll meet no demands, Fulfil no expectations. Nostalgia is comfortless, Anticipation worthless. Growing and fluid, Change is her constant. Her flows ecstatic, Her ebbs terrifying. Moving islands in her massiveness, We are passing ships, surrounded By swirls of ceaseless change, Touching for the briefest of moments, Drifting continuously.
I am a tad bit under the weather as of late… or more plainly: I am sick as hell. What started off as a light cold has inevitably exploded into an oh-my-god-I’ve-forgotten-what-it-feels-like-not-to-be-ill-eww-gross-is-that-what-the-inside-of- my-lungs-look-like??? full-blown influenza extravaganza. Needless to say, my cough is about the only thing about me that’s been productive, let alone creative. All […]
Ten fingers strike keys Five springs fly like yellow birds Scripting dreams of love
I wasn’t about to write Valentines Day cards, so I wrote this instead. Remember to love yourself today. Should you be so needed as the breath of their desire, Should you be so blessed To be unpetalled by their love, Should you be forgotten At the moment that they tire, You would have a lover. […]
To my dear friend in winter, Days meant for joy, happiness and love, will sometimes run away. And in those fleeting days of winter, take comfort that no matter how cold your body feels, how bitter the weaknesses of others, or how crestfallen your winter days might be, your bones will warm, the bitterness will […]