Brain Food

My brain is squashy like ripe peaches,

Bananas on the turn,

I knew I should have had more lunch,

When will I ever learn?


My brain runs wild like gloopy gravy

Or custard wobbling free.

It’s missing bits like holey cheese,

I think it’s time for tea!


Rhiannon Oliver

Rhiannon Oliver is an actress, poet and workshop leader. As an actress she has performed with companies such as The National Theatre, Shakespeare’s Globe, National Theatre of Wales, BBC and Sky. Her children’s poetry features, or is forthcoming, in The Dirigible Balloon, Northern Gravy, Paperbound Magazine, Little Thoughts Press and Launchpad Magazine. She works for Interact Stroke Support performing stories, poems and songs to support stroke recovery and runs Story and Song sessions for young children through the medium of Welsh.