Archive for November, 2014

A Treasure

Friday, November 28th, 2014

A treasure Pink irridescant Kept in a ring box With transparent lid A rainbowed hologram Hiding the magic Little legs and little tail Head on long neck A shell with segmants Geometric and fine Such a bueatiful thing I owned A small plastic tortoise My nan gave it to me Said I could take it […]

The Warrior Butterfly

Friday, November 21st, 2014

Tonight (21 st Nov 2014) I am going to be taking part in a Quiet Compare event at The Strand in Cheltenham. It is medical themed poetry so I am taking along a poem I have only ever performed twice before and never to a live audience that is sitting there just for poetry. The […]

The Secret of Strawberries

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Sweet, not cloying like chocolate Skin scaly smooth Seeds crunch, insect carapaces Juices tinging the end of the tongue Tart, hurting pleasure Ice fire benieth the ears Large read and heart shaped Waiting to ensnare Lighter at the core Soft and succulent A summer treat Coaxed to a sad perfection Over priced Engorged and watery […]

The Dyslexic Author

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

This week is Dyslexia Awareness Week, it is also the begininng of an insane writing challenge called NaNoWriMo which stands for National Novel Writing Month. The idea is that you write a minimum of fifty thousand words in a month and I have been doing this challenge and a picture book sister challenge called PiBoIdMo […]