Archive for the 'VisPo' Category

Knitted Poem

Sunday, April 21st, 2013

This is the amazing knitted poem currently on display in Cheltenham Waterstones, it was knitted for the Cheltenham Poetry Festival by the local knitting groups as part of an initiative set up by Centre Arts. The poem is John Hegley’s The Price of Art in Luton as found in his collection Dog. I believe the […]

Inspira Jars

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

As part of a New Years creative challenge I said I would send something I had created to the first 5 people who commented with the idea that they would do the same The first piece I have handed over is a Inspira Jar – a concept I sort of dreamed up whilst working out […]

Creativi Tea Postcards and Stickers

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

As part of the poetry writing drive for WoPoWriMo this month, I have donated some of my art work for postcards and stickers. The images I chose where Creativi Tea and Normali Tea which are part of one of my larger visual poetry projects. There is competition on the site (free to enter!), to win […]

Visual Poetry Booklets

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

As part of WoPoWriMo I have been meeting up with other writers to help them with writers block and what not. So I made some little booklets from old magazines and card cut with my special edging scissors. This are visual poems in their own right but can be used to inspire writers. One contained […]

Activity

Monday, February 11th, 2013

A raw WoPo poem: The city lay dormant Chill are in pre-drawn Stretched grey The road damp And then… A truck Just one Slow chug Strang electric whine Depositing milk Now people erupt Onto the scene One here, two there Emergence Slow and lethargic Heading to bus stops Car engines stall Pedestrians plod along Blearily […]

Visual Poetry Fail

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

I didn’t quiet make it with the challenge of producing 30 visual poetry cards in April – I was just too busy! But I am not far off so am trying to finish them off this month I have also finally unpacked my vispo journal which I want to work on once more. That is […]

Poetry for the Win!

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

Last weekend was not only full of lots of lovely poetry events but I found out that I have won a bronze medal in the Gloucestershire Creative Olympics for my song Windy Gloucestershire So I shall be going off to a lovely looking event at the end of April. Then on Sunday I managed to […]

The Chris Al-Aswad Prize

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

Chris, the brain behind Escape Into Life tragically died, a young man a little older than me. My reaction on hearing of his death was a mixed one but the thing that pained me most was the idea of all his work and endeavours dying with him. This fortunately has not happened in many ways. […]

Vortex

Sunday, April 11th, 2010

This is another of my visual poem cards but I can’t decide which way up I prefer to be honest :/ The words are part of a vortex made by a larger version of the jelly fish ‘pretending’ to be a vortex I cut out of an old New Scientist. The words say: Formation, Vortex, […]

The Spirits of the Past

Saturday, April 10th, 2010

The Spirits of the Past is another VisPo card from me