Upgrading for Happiness

For a long time people would tell me (often immediately after saying 'Hi Megan') that I looked tired. But recently people have been telling me that I look happy. I've been working hard on giving myself new problems, and maybe that's the only kind of happiness there is. A few months ago, in an unusual … Continue reading Upgrading for Happiness

On Conflict

Have you ever had that weird effect when you're lying in bed and you can feel yourself floating up in a sort of out-of-body experience, but simultaneously you can feel yourself sinking down into the earth? And you're not sure if you're as big as the sky or you're just a tiny particle of sand. … Continue reading On Conflict

NaPoWriMo half-way check in

I've been trying and failing to write a poem a day in April. As you can see from my collection, there is a week or so where I was too preoccupied with the Creswick Theatre Company season of The Sum of Us to write poetry. Anyway, here's yesterday's effort. Read it aloud for maximum effect. … Continue reading NaPoWriMo half-way check in

The Sum of Them – a thank you note to my parents on closing night.

I am currently sitting at my desk, drafting thank you notes to the cast of The Sum of Us - the fab four - in preparation for tonight. Being closing night, I have the equally awesome and awkward task of accepting thanks and accolades for a production well done and showering the cast and crew … Continue reading The Sum of Them – a thank you note to my parents on closing night.

Flashback Friday – Poem “It Is Night”

I've got so many pieces of writing on my computer and in journals that have never seen the light of day, so I've decided to do a flashback Friday thing on my blog. Not every week, just when I think of it. This poem was written sometime in 2007 or 2008, while I was living … Continue reading Flashback Friday – Poem “It Is Night”