Inside Me (1) and (2) are parallel poems from Welcome to the Sombre Days, portraying a direct contrast between two different periods of my life.
Ink-chanted (1) is the story of being enchanted by the power of knowledge and the power of earning good grades.
In Inside Me (1), I go back to my Catholic past and parallel the innocence of my childhood to the corruption of adulthood in Inside Me (2).
Hush! is the fifth poem from Welcome to the Sombre Days, and it's about being ignored and not listened to as a child.
Applause is a poem about a child seeking attention and affection from adults. It's presence in Welcome to the Sombre Days sheds a darker light onto my childhood.
The Best of Both Worlds is a poem from Welcome to the Sombre Days which reminisces of the childhood where I played with toys ascribed to different genders.
Fruitcake is the second poem to my book, Welcome to the Sombre Days. In the poem, my younger self embraces himself in an innocent yet humorous way.
Dancing Queen is the first poem in the full-length collection, Welcome to the Sombre Days, and introduces us to the Jeremy and his poetry in a light-hearted manner.