Welcome to Lily Letters

Welcome to Lily Letters! A place for chats about books, films, TV and theatre I love, plus the occasional story from my own life that hopefully might bring a smile to your face! I’m a creative writing student so I’ll also post a piece of poetry or prose every now and then. I hope you stick around ❤
  • Daughters, Not Sons: a poem

    July 20, 2019 by

    There’s a body buried in the garden that she’s too afraid to dig up. The mound of dirt sticks out in her periphery like a sore throbbing on the sole of her foot but she carries on walking nonetheless. Growing from her womb another hill starts making room. She hears echoes of the grime filled… Read more

  • A Trip To The Tate

    July 17, 2019 by

    Cracking on the train down to London, my friend and I had one goal: to see the Tate. Now, I had been raised on art galleries. My mum is an artist and so would drag my sister, my brother and I around galleries kicking and screaming. We, as young children, weren’t the most thrilled by… Read more

  • Writing Weekly Three!

    July 14, 2019 by

    Welcome back to week three of my weekly writing blog series! For those of you who are unfamiliar, hello! On my blog I write a series in which I detail my previous week of writing, keeping updates of how I have progressed. Right now I am working on a first draft, so there is a… Read more

  • ‘The Illusionists’

    July 19, 2019 by

    My birthday was just over a month ago. My parents kindly bought me tickets to ‘The Illusionists’, a magic show doing a run in the west end. Yesterday, I finally got to see it. I won’t lie, before opening the tickets, I hadn’t heard of the show. A little research told me it was a… Read more

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