October 4th. Today is National Poetry Day. Typically, on this day, I post a poem of my own in celebration, but since I posted one yesterday and have a growing passion for reading poetry again (helped along by studying English Literature), and that's how I've spent my day, I wanted to share some of my… Continue reading In Celebration: My favourite poets (for National Poetry Day)
In a world where all looks scare her, eyes meet. There's a flash of technicolour, standing out, in a world usually seen in black and white vision. Illuminated joy seeps through the waves of life; the salt usually blurs even the brightest of stars and crashes on the sandbanks too fast to even gasp for… Continue reading Technicolour (Poetic prose by Lauren Curr)
For 3 years straight I've done Blogmas, and I loved being able to post every day, but... if you know me, you'll know my season is autumn over winter, any day. So, this year, I'm taking Blogmas on a more suited whirl and choosing to partake in Blogtober, instead! I've also been fairly quiet so… Continue reading Blogtober First: A re-introduction to Stories Can Make Us Fly!
Pride is something I've been raised to have a careful balance with. Before, I never really knew why that mattered, but in more recent years, I have most certainly used it to my advantage. Pride meant little to me growing up. I knew it to bear something on confidence (in a good way) but also… Continue reading What PRIDE means to me
An original poem by Lauren Curr. - Borders Can't define us, Don't align us- Let us be. - Who can say What's yours or not On stolen Territory? - Humans Love and humans hurt It's just life, You see. - Why not, For just one last day, You let us All be free. We're coming… Continue reading Borders – Poem by Lauren Curr
RuPaul's Drag Race. It's queer culture. It's your feel good reality show with a high dosage of shaaade. In my last post, I actually referenced a specific moment from the show to coherently express my feelings on a matter, but today I speak of a much more generalised topic surrounding the show; Confidence. Confidence? How… Continue reading What Drag Race Has Done For My Confidence
Happy Pansexual Pride day! As you probably already know, June is pride month, and within the month each LGBT identity is celebrated, together and individually. Today, Pansexuality is the celebrated intersection.... and guess what: I identify as Pansexual! Hearts, not parts. What is pansexuality?Before talking about the sexuality itself, I'll break down the basics of… Continue reading Happy Pansexual Pride!