So I helped to edit this new book. It’s an anthology of short stories, poetry, and scripts devised and produced whilst on our Creative Writing course with the Open University. It gives a great insight into the standard of work required on the way to getting a degree in Creative Writing, and is a great … More Our New Book!
So I just got this little story published at http://www.postcardshorts.com/index.html. It’s only a little piece, but it’s really nice for composing stories framed in a tight format. Committed To You My love. I did it, finally. We met at the train station and then went for drinks. We talked for a while; just idle chit-chat. We … More Committed To You
This is one of my favourite poems by Allen Ginsberg. I’m posting it for #NationalPoetryDay. Enjoy. https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/poems/detail/49304
I’m going to try to do this even though I’m sure I won’t be able to!
This is a song I wrote recently. I’m really happy with this. I wrote it pretty much in one sitting, with a couple of versus added later. Raindrops. We’ve jumped obstacles. And we’ve crossed streams. We’ve moved mountains. And we’ve lived our dreams. * Well we’ve shed tears. And we’ve made it through. … More Raindrops
I just posted this poem on the forgottenmeadows website for the #poetsforpeace project. I urge you all to do the same. Endgame. Come, feel my wrath. Rile against my might. I am what you should fear. I am the thorn in your side. Stop your busy war warmongering And your butchery. The blood letting … More Endgame
So there’s a great project going on at the moment. forgottenmeadows.wordpress.com are hosting a giant poem project all about the futility of war in the current climate. With so many hate crimes, acts of terrorism, and all-out war going on at the moment, what is needed is a reaction. Poetry has a time-honoured tradition of reacting … More #poetsforpeace
So continuing with some of my older poetry, I thought I’d put this one up as it’s a nice piece. Loads of my old poetry won’t be put up here as it doesn’t meet my ‘cut’ now, but I think this one stands up. The Static Ritual. Stones stand, All around the world. Undaunted … More The Static Ritual