Archive for April, 2016

A Stranger Dream – Virtual Launch Party

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

This weekend (22-24 April 2016) there will be a virtual launch party for my non-linear visual poetry colouring in book A Stranger Dream. It is a stark book, a book of hate and isolation, a book of hope and love. The images tackle the thorny issues of self-identity and the pain of isolation and ostracism, […]

A Stranger Dream – Virtual Launch Party

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

I am a poet, I am an artist, I am many things some of which seem contradictory – after the head bang last year the question of identity reigned large in my vision of self – not just my identity but everybody’s and societies reactions to identity issues – so I started working on a […]

Making A Stranger Dream Comb Bound

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

People have been asking about the comb bound booklets and zines – I am very lucky in that I have been given an old laser printer so I’ve scanned the pictures I drew and inked and cleaned them up digitally and printed them. I’ve also been given a comb binder so I went out and […]

The Fear

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

The Fear Before you were born The Fear began Blood marked anxiety Over your future Later it grabbed me By the Lungs As they injected me To develop yours So if I died You could be plucked Not ready but surviable Death was a shadow over us Labour dawned With complications A room bristled With […]

NaPo is Go!

Friday, April 1st, 2016

So regular readers of the blogs will know that I love my writing challenges and creativity drives. March was a rest or editing/typing up month. I always start the year off with a lot of poetry writing it helps clear the brain out A kind of spring clean! Month of Poetry in January and WoPo […]