Camellia Byfield’s Collection of Poetry


Stalker Blues

Feelings of insecurity and rejection is enough to make a sane man crazy
Memories percolating the brain on a daily
The […]

The Garden of Books – my journey into reading

A New Beginning

“Dreams, books, are each a world; and books, we know,
Are a substantial world, both pure and good:
Round these, […]


I’m not proud of many things I’ve done in my life; I’m […]

Cosmic Inflation



hen people think of space they think of beautiful ethereal gases swirling around, of stars that wink in the night, […]

A Nebula of Poems



This circus of catatonic performers
little pieces floating away
is fine with me
watch the cirque
colours blurring
into one pretentious head spin.
These jesters chords
in […]

Tom McCormack’s Top 5 Things He’s Seen in Elephant & Castle

‘ve lived in and around Elephant and Castle for the past 3 years […]


ow the fuck did I get here? How did my life turn so horribly wrong?! This time last week we were meeting each other’s family and finally taking the […]


500 words

he human soul is imperfectly perfect in its ignorance, as we head towards an alien destination. We pride ourselves on […]


Mathias image
told him that we needed to speak about it. That he would feel so much better […]


Just like […]

Grey Snow


ubconsciously you had been dormant within me forever, and fate had matched us together since the day of our conceptions. […]

My Fix

’m sprawled on the damp floor, inhaling the intoxicating stench of […]

Lars Von Trier’s ‘Nymphomaniac’ – Pornography or Art?

ithout a doubt when the name Lars Von Trier […]

The Gargoyle


remember my maker’s face as though it was yesterday. The carbuncular nose and eyes steady as he scanned my […]

My Name is Depression

Stormy sky

You can’t calm the storm… so stop trying. What you can do is calm yourself. The storm will pass. […]

As Safe as Houses

four second crackling sound followed by a hollow thud.

“What the hell was that?” I darted upwards off the sofa, almost smashing my brand new laptop on the floorboards. […]

Abandon and other poems

Photo 1111

Photograph provided by Marcus Cobden



Out from the babbling circuit,

the one our elders made,

young gypsies come together

to contemplate […]

The Death of Italian Eddie

e was Italian. He was thirty nine and working as a waiter. He […]

Marcus Aurelius’s Meditations



his book was written by […]

Ramblings of a Moron


Man Made

Rotating in the void of space
Eternal Consciousness
Mind of Gears.

Fearing, […]

Smallholding, Soho Theatre

mum and dad

pittle flecks the beard of the homeless man holding my phone as he shouts: “You’re […]

The Death and Times of Eleanor Jeremiah


‘The Creator of the Universe had put a rattle on its tail. The Creator of the Universe had also given it […]