The Moonlight Steps


Every night, I succumb to my sleepy day. 

As I close my eyes,

You appear,

with your smug smile to simply say ‘hello’.


Charmed by your heart,

I become desperate.

And in fear, I grasp on to thin air,

Unconsciously allowing gravity to catch my fall.


I knew that loving you would be like admiring the stars;

You can’t expect it to admire you back.

But I realised that I was never alone.

Because wherever I travelled at night,

The moon followed,

And so did you.

About haringeyunchained

Haringey Unchained is a collective of students aiming to show case the creative talent of Haringey Sixth Form College in Tottenham, London. We think that through the promotion of our creative thoughts, we can educate our community, bringing to the foreground the critical and creative consciousness of a vibrant school in a deprived part of London. We are endeavouring to provide this blog as a platform for our community, giving the space to those whose work otherwise might not be seen or read. Being that the cuffs are off, we are able to express through our photography, art, short fiction and poetry, what’s really on our minds. We are free.

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