(Seren Books, 2020) Do you read poetry? Do you read living poets? There is some great stuff being written at the moment, especially by women. Some of it is innovative in form; some uses rhyme and rhythm in novel ways; some of it is in prose. It is about day to day living, influences andContinue reading “Review: ‘Wild Persistence’ by Katrina Naomi”
I also have a poem in the 2020 DYB: Sea blues (old and new) I was an exile from the sea for many years somewhere where no sea breezes could blow, no salt rime fog glass, no sand invade sandals and sandwiches. On this island Britain you cannot get further from the sea whichever wayContinue reading “Dorset Year Book again”
Here’s a link to the illustrated recording I made of the long poem which was part of the Open University Choir’s commission to celebrate MK50.
I came across this delightful little volume of thoughts, snippets, poems, lino cuts and two inspiring concrete poems at the Weymouth Book Fayre at the beginning of December last year. The Fayre showcased what all us local authors have been producing. A huge range of books was available there, from stunning picture books of theContinue reading “‘Sea Wall: a journey on the South Dorset Ridgeway’ by Jennifer Hunt (Archaeopteryx, 2016)”