Poetry

Invisible by Luka (Aged 9) | Black History Month Celebration

While we don't usually publish children's writing, Luka's mum, Sally, got in touch with this poem which we thought was fantastic. Luka's poem is about what it feels like to be Black. https://videopress.com/v/j8AMnGb5?preloadContent=metadata Here and there everywhereBut I’m invisibleI’m invisibleHappy, sad; angry, madBut I’m invisibleI’m invisibleView the world, just once like meAnd then you’ll see… Continue reading Invisible by Luka (Aged 9) | Black History Month Celebration

Advice

Weekly Writing Prompt #61 | Black History Month 2020

Image by Grace Cox-Rawnsley ~ @francesca_grace1 & gracecoxrawnsley@gmail.com [Image description: A person walks through a field of wheat. The person presents themselves in female clothing of a silky, cream dress and large, luxurious white, fur-style coat. They hold a pink umbrella over their shoulder but it is not raining. They arwe wearing striking but dark… Continue reading Weekly Writing Prompt #61 | Black History Month 2020

Poetry

‘Black and British’? by Dayna Francis | Black History Month Celebration

‘Black and British’ should not be a thing,It should be you, me, him, her, them and they,But people look to your colour and country for your story,And assume they realise your inner glory. It is why some people call me the other black girl’s name,I shake my head and correct them nicely but they do… Continue reading ‘Black and British’? by Dayna Francis | Black History Month Celebration

Fiction

Life Matters by Meverly Adjhei Benjamin | Black History Month Celebration

Looking at the screen, she found herself wondering about many different things. And none of them were related to her work, which she had abandoned for the last half an hour. Most of all she thought of all the bewildering things that were happening around the world and the Black Lives Matter in particular. Even… Continue reading Life Matters by Meverly Adjhei Benjamin | Black History Month Celebration

Fiction

Biggest Fan, pt. 10 by Heather Taylor

Hands shaking, tears spilling—the phone fell to the floor with a crash. Everything had just collapsed, ended, right before her eyes. Her happy, little world was changing again, and she didn’t know where to turn… “Hey, can we come—what have you done?!” Cherry, Bella, Tasmin and Jillian were all stood in the doorway of Ceri’s… Continue reading Biggest Fan, pt. 10 by Heather Taylor

Poetry

Siren by Serena Piccoli

to Alexandra They started whirling the rumour I was a MonsterHad been swimming around me till I drank it As it washed away the sea flowers in meI became the Monster Couldn’t lie on the rock among the othersNor in the silvery foam Anticipation drowned:You wouldn’t get to me, trapped in the continuous storms of… Continue reading Siren by Serena Piccoli

Poetry

fever dreams of an insomniac, lying next to you by Aidan Harvey

We are unsleeping. Pick-axe eyes,plastered rheumy,bore into ceilings,furthereach passing of night."Awaken": unsure,did sleep ever find us, legs celtic knotted,tendrils of hair veiling my vision -or has this Witching hourtaken captives of us? In moments eyelids kiss,we apple-bob into unconsciousness, return with secondsora lucky minuteof hazed half rest, cruelfalse prophecies of dreamsnever to come. Traitor legs… Continue reading fever dreams of an insomniac, lying next to you by Aidan Harvey

Advice

Weekly Writing Prompt #57

'Other' [Definition: used to refer to a person or thing that is different or distinct from one already mentioned or known about, or, further; additional.] Every week, Forever Endeavour is here to give you a word, picture or song lyric to ignite your imagination and get you writing your next piece. Whether it propels you… Continue reading Weekly Writing Prompt #57

Poetry

Impeccable Picture by Himanshu Singh

The picture hanging on a wall, reminiscing timeless moments of a past. Memories are immortal unlike us, stay longer with us than humans do. The picture illustrating everlasting treasures of life, pushing us into cherishing them unless we are alive. Manifests splendid time we've had together. People may come and go, nevertheless what remains perpetual… Continue reading Impeccable Picture by Himanshu Singh

Advice

Weekly Writing Prompt #56

"I was born to run, I don't belong to anyone" - Midnight Sky, Miley Cyrus Every week, Forever Endeavour is here to give you a word, picture or song lyric to ignite your imagination and get you writing your next piece. Whether it propels you back to a vivid memory or sparks a whole new… Continue reading Weekly Writing Prompt #56