By Jade Jackson

A Poem About Death

With each heavy breath,
a life less.

With every second more
stories drift ever further from you.

Your life that now exists,
remains in words
told by others.

A lifetime of love, food, shopping, travel, family
and heartache.

At the end, your life…

And How You Can Too!

Never again do I want to see an email inbox, with this many emails.

I remember the day I created the inbox in question. It was early 2014, and I was now serious about my writing career, so I needed a dedicated email, just for writing.

I had such hope.

This email, this brand new inbox, was the one that was going to keep…

Why America Needs To Drop The ‘We’re #1’

Firstly, I love America. I have many American friends, all truly wonderful people. I have fond memories of travelling all over the USA and I can’t recall meeting anyone that wasn’t friendly, welcoming and an all-round treasure.

Photo by Jason Leung on Unsplash

However, America has an identity…

Why New Years Is An Overrated Celebration And We Should End It

The Sun sets, and the next day it rises again. It happens everyday. It’s not some miracle, it’s not some spiritual awakening. It just is. There’s nothing magical about it.

Sure we get to start a new calendar…

Jade Jackson

Author of Drunk Love Sober Death (poetry), Compass (play) and Alice Kant (Romance..cough). Find everything, including my podcasts at

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