My character & the coin
I had a relationship with patience.
She would calm me with a pause before my lips.
When hunger emptied my core, she’d fill it with a soft aroma.
Any doubts that lay with me, she could cast away with one question.
But i never loved her.
My head was turned – i saw a beauty that promised to fulfil my every desire.
We would sweat & our bodies sore caressing spherical wants. She made me a better player than i was.
Wrapped up warm in front of a fire we poured every fantasy into pages that turned over quietly – perpetually, like her, like me. She made me a better writer than i was.
She was the opposite of patience, a constant need for the now. However, i couldn’t have known one without the other.
My greatest weakness, becomes my greatest strength – two sides, same character, same coin.
By Alpha Cauwenbergh
🌀Haiku 18 – Despair, Choice.
The complicated way free will is threaded between hope, depression, life and death.
Do we really choose anything?
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🌀Haiku No.16 – Summer Encounters.
Passion doesn’t wait for the changing of seasons…
I’m very excited to announce that i will be doing my first ever RADIO INTERVIEW this Friday at 1pm on The Simmy King Show for Wandsworth Radio! We will be discussing my debut novel #TheAtheist and the inspirations for writing it in great detail! Hopefully this candid interview will give listeners an unprecedented insight into me as person, writer and creative spirit – giving a glimpse into what life experiences shaped all the above!
Direct link to listen: http://www.wandsworthradio.com/profile/simone-king/
(If using a phone – must insert headphones)
You can also listen live via ‘Tunein Radio’ app (no headphones required, but may not work for those abroad)
Also to celebrate this i will be doing a VERY SPECIAL PROMOTION on my book, the details of which will be revealed tomorrow!
Interview – where we spoke about my writing history, inspirations for the book & how to write an ‘adult scene’! click on the link to read in full.