A poem inspired by the film Gaslight (1940) that inspired the term ‘gaslighting’. Continue reading #RIME-TIME: The Gaslight (A Short Act)
Our hearts yearn for that place of serene contentment, and pure happiness. In this piece, Maryam expands on the human nature to find peace and beauty. She uses the pretty colour of ripe peach fruit as inspiration. Continue reading #SHADY: ‘Each page’s bewitched with Beauties’ – Peaches
What would be the color of happiness?
Continue reading #SHADY: Waiting to Dawn🌞
A love poem for our 2nd #SHADY theme: Aquamarine🐟 Continue reading #RIME-TIME: AquaMarine🐟
I couldn’t resist posting this poem – we’ll leave it open to your interpretation. Continue reading #RIME-TIME: Are you okay?
The first poem for 2021: White! Continue reading #SHADY: White🌼
2020 has been a wild (unexpectedly long) bus ride for all of us: we’ve hit lots of bumps on the road, but we’ve managed to have a little fun regardless.
This year we tried out, and added, a few new things: new, talented writers; new SPOOPY posts for October; posting once a week; lots and lots of poetry and short stories. It’s (semi-) safe to say that 2020 was our fullest bus ride yet and we’re super thankful for that.
To prepare for 2021, and the ideas we’ve got stacked up, here’s a review of everything we’ve done together on the bus this year.
P.S. Authors who do not have their own profiles on GOTB have Italicised names.
We looked at lots of things we liked
Written by Waseema from Our French Adventure
E/N: The poem is self-explanatory, so I felt the writer didn’t need to add the usual little explanation/motivation to accompany it. Written by ‘The Traveller’ The poem I should’ve written, should’ve been about her. 3 years ago she wrote me a letter, telling me how she felt. Lord knows I felt the same but my bloodshot eyes made me go insane. My bloodshot eyes infected … Continue reading #RIME-TIME: The poem I should’ve written