Archive for the 'Poetry Collections' Category

Grandmother Titanic

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

The smell of wood vanish and plimsol rubber in the slanted sunlight The school hall a glow Cross legged and ego we waited as an old old lady wrinkled and furry soft A grandmother like nanny and granny Weary flat stretched grey shoes and floral print dress Hair curled in a white candy floss suasauges […]

7 Billion

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

7 billion minds encoding the rhthym of life 7 billion awarenesses all wired roughly along the same lines 7 billion idea sharers, pattern seeking minds that search 7 billion lives beautifully unique 7 billion hearts to feel, love… hate 7 billion hungers – some needs, some wants 7 billion people 1 is me – another […]

The Man

Monday, March 12th, 2018

There is a man And he has a wife He loves her with his all She saved him Quelled the loneliness That ate him from within Together they made a home And she grew him babies So he wouldn’t be lonely His family He looks after them But his soul hurts And his heart is […]

Felt Film and Cuddlies!

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

This is one of the felt back drops I made for the film of Love: A Stranger Dream. I really like working with felt as a craft material and have been pondering creating some stuffed Shadowing Souls. Shadowing Souls are the little ghost things that lurk in the pictures within my visual poem. I made […]

Thunder Storm

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

A petulant sky Dark as a spoiled child told no Boiling water heavy Marring the summer sky Building a prickly heat Hurting the ears and eyes Sledge hammer pressure Blanketing populations In sleeping aggression Thunder head shifts And POW The clouds melt down Sheets of water Drowning the land Choking the air Lightening rents Thunder […]

Chris’s Song

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

The bones of The City Walked in his soul The bone of The City Walked in his soul Discordian punk type Illuminated with dark rave light Illuminated with dark rave light The bones of The City Walked in his soul Rapping in the jazz whole The junk of funk He could play Marking out thoughts […]

Poetry! Poetry! Poetry!

Friday, October 20th, 2017

The first ever Gloucester Poetry Festival is almost upon us – Saturday (21st Oct 2017) sees events starting off with an extra special Food for Thoughts at the Cafe Rene 2-5 pm. This is followed by the Gloucester Waterstones Villanelles on Sunday 2-4 pm complete with Poetry Roulette and me co-hosting! Then on Thursday the […]

Spoogy Woogy Oooogy!

Friday, October 13th, 2017

Monday night I inflicted my childrens poetry on an audience in the Waterstones Cheltenham as part of the Villanelles series run by The Gloucester Poetry Society. This beautiful photo of the reading was taken by Kurt Schroeder Photography which is a challenge as I can’t really do flash photography and the light levels were poor! […]

Stary Me

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

This photo is me performing at the 2015 Quiet Compere event on the eve of the Medicine Unboxed conference. Photo taken by Sarah Dixon aka the Quiet Compere!

Poetry Without Pretension

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

So we did it We got the kickstarter completely funded and now we have a book in production! Above is the front cover and the beauty of this book is just mind blowing but then I would say that I am publishing it! Or rather The WigglyPet’s Press is publishing it For those of you […]