An introduction to Parisian Poetry
For many years I was happy to live my life safe in the knowledge that I would keep some aspects of it close to my chest, rather than on my sleeve for all to see. But, recently, waking up from what seemed to be a bad dream which had eclipsed my life for too long, I came to the realisation that life itself is precious, and time is our enemy. So, as Liam Gallagher’s eponymous new album’s title, “Why me, Why not?” shouts: this is my time, these are my thoughts, green light…go! Liam has turned his life right around from the boozy-addled nowhere days of post Oasis depression by breaking into the charts and the hearts of the new generation. Liam has cemented himself as an admired wordsmith and performer, controversially challenging any of his incredible performances with his brother Noel, in peak Oasis 1990’s Britpop Britain. However, I am digressing, which is something I always do. I’m not saying I am being Liam here, we are poles apart, but my reasons for making things public come from what the modern world defines as ‘same energy.’
My love for the spoken word, written in a novel, poem and song has inspired me to write what I loosely call ‘poetry.’ This term is loose as I do not follow a particular rhyme scheme, so free verse is probably the best way to describe it. It’s odd also, that I can only seem to write when I am in either in pain: emotionally, physically along with experiencing sadness or fear. Being happy gives me the freedom to put down my pen and enjoy life.
I will endeavour to not get bogged down in needless monologues and incessant egocentric waffle. Instead, I have pieces of my past and wishes for the future which connect with such human emotions as: love, depression, loneliness, yearning for escape, regret and many more. Don’t fret, I have some happy stuff too, so stick around for that.
I love music with a passion, and this is something I will be covering in my posts. Any genres, if the words speak to me, they are locked in my mind and I will show you my thoughts on singles and albums from artists like The Rolling Stones, The Wknd, Arctic Monkeys and many more. I’ll dip into the charts a bit as well, which is always fun to see what songs are bopping.
Writing is something which has always helped me through tough times, whatever I was feeling, getting my words down has prevented me from following through on pointless first-time reactions to situations, which could have resulted in catastrophic results. What I am trying to say is that when you write, you feel yourself halving the problem and pains you have. It’s almost as if you bleed these thoughts onto a blank page, which you can cry over, chuck away or keep for a lifetime. Keeping it, in my experience enables yourself to see into a window of your past, which seems like another lifetime, another you.
I want to share my experiences through my writings, which are important to me. I do not profess to be an expert or whether I am doing it right. But the truth is there is no right way, honey, there is no right way…