Category Archive: poetry corner

Holy Sh*t!

Sometimes we Nichols have those times where things go completely crazy – everything falls on top of everything else, and we get flipped up, spun around and dumped back on our bums. I’ve… Continue reading

“A time to plant and a time to uproot”

In South African houses the winters are all about the sunlight. Let in the light – then you’ll be snug as a bug in a rug. Fail to let in light, or face… Continue reading

My 15/16 New Year condensed into an egg timer

Less healthy, less active, less everything really, Dismantling, disengaging, disconnecting, We’re wringing out, wandering around, Losing muscles, losing our voices, “My grace is sufficient for you”. Borrowing bits, toys, clothes, Even wheels and… Continue reading

The Deserts of Dubai

A caravan of clutter, Skateboards, ninja-swords, Camping on the sands, Nomads: five. – A forest of logistics, Valleys of farewells, Rivers flowing tears All crossed: over. – Memories replaying, Friendships on a loop,… Continue reading