Underneath You – POEM

Looking back on the time we spent together I remember who you were to me What you meant to me The feelings you sparked in me The touches I felt from you But who was I underneath you Other than a place of comfort A sense of relief from the loneliness And sparks of desire... Continue Reading →

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Was it Fruitful?

So I went to London, I ate plenty of good food, drank the whisky and met some wonderful people too. But Christina, you went to London to write! I didn't see a lot of Insta stories of you doing that, so how fruitful was the trip really? It was even more fruitful and creative than... Continue Reading →

What the Hell are You Doing?

'Can I get a double Laphroaig on the rocks please?' It started there. The bartender looked at me questingly. I'm used to that by now. I guess I just don't look like the girl who would order a smoky whisky. Apparently he wasn't that used to selling any kind of whisky apart from Jack or... Continue Reading →

The Sound of Water ● POEM

There's something about it The sound of water Waves rolling Fountains dancing Boats dipping  Ripples moving Something that warms  That feels like home And never fails  To make me smile ☼ ©Christina de Vries  

Shedding Layers ● POEM

Like the unbecoming of a pearl With every drop of salt  She shed another layer Of what had been But every new smile was a promise of what Was yet to come ☼ ©Christina de Vries

Change of Scenery

It's been way too long since I've had the time to sit down somewhere, outside of my own home to do some creative writing. So to finally have a weekend where I don't have much planned, and also was able to get out of the house at a reasonable time, feels amazing! And one of... Continue Reading →

The Question ● POEM

Behind locked doors She turned off all the lights Closed the curtains Filled her tea with salt Whispered to the empty And asked the only question She feared an honest answer How broken am I?  ☼ ©Christina de Vries

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