A new poem and a new outlook
My latest publication Maiden Castle features on Words for the Wild ,a gorgeous site brimming with poetry and short fiction devoted to the magic of the countryside. There are some wonderfully rich pieces of writing on this site, and I’m proud to be featured alongside them.This poem is one of the first I produced as part of … Continue reading Wild (ish) words
This has been a decent week. I've spent a bit of time with friends, and found myself feeling safe and happy with them. This is an unusual occurrence. It's quite simply about being able to be honest and say how things are (without fear it'll come back to bite me). People I can do this … Continue reading Tiny specks of joy
The theme for this years #nationalpoetryday is Change. There are events and readings taking place across the country, including some in Telford. I'm learning more and more about the ways that poetry is used in schools, care homes and hospitals. It's something that sparks tremendous interest in me. On that basis, my "change" is going … Continue reading #nationalpoetryday.
I'm doing a couple of courses with The Poetry School this autumn (to keep me going while I save for the next part of my degree) and I thought I'd invite you to join in with reading my work and feeding back. I've always been irritated by having so little actual work on here (no … Continue reading New course with The Poetry School (includes actual poems*).