K. M. Laume completed her B.A in English from the University of Canterbury in 2013, with an emphasis on creative writing and children’s literature. She quit her English graduate studies to move overseas and experience the world. She now studies creative writing at City Lit in London, as well as psychology and philosophy though Massey University New Zealand, extramurally. Most well known for writing metaphorically layered lyrics to accompany her music, Laume also writes poetry, prose, and fiction (primarily for children).
My grandfather was a lecturer of philosophy.
As I have been studying psychology this has naturally lead me to philosophy and an interest in discovering what views my grandfather had (many of which may reside in my blood).
A while back I was fortunate to discover his philosophy masters thesis from Merton Collage, Oxford, 1942. I’m typing it up section by section here. The topic is ‘Belief’. Feel free to read along with me as I type.
I just finished my first collection of poetry available to purchase over on Blurb.
It’s a selection of poetry written from my archives spanning the last 15 or so years.
The book is spilt up into different sections such as ‘people’, ‘places’, ‘thoughts’ to give a sense of cohesion to the various styles and genres of poetry.
It both questions and marvels at life’s complexities.
In Feb 2017 my longtime family home burnt down and I was asked to write an article about it for NZ journalism website The Wireless.
“It was like those silly quizzes where people ask you questions you don’t think you will actually have to answer: “If you house is burning down, what three things would you grab?” That is presuming you are in the house. We, like everyone else didn’t think it would happen to us”… continued on The Wireless.