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Walthamstow Garden Party

So, it looks like summer is shaping up to be a good 'un. Just received confirmation that I'll be performing at Walthamstow Garden Party this July! I shall be performing a group piece with some of the other Barbican Young Poets and sharing the stage with the new Barbican Junior Poets. Exciting thing to be… Continue reading Walthamstow Garden Party

NaPoWriMo 2015

NaPoWriMo #30 – Can You Write Your Own Elegy?

So NaPoWriMo has come to an end. I would say this has been pretty successful, lots of fun ideas were explored and I've got the seeds of some potentially great material. Some of my pieces have been stronger than others but that was sort of what I expected from writing a poem a day. I'm… Continue reading NaPoWriMo #30 – Can You Write Your Own Elegy?

NaPoWriMo 2015

NaPoWriMo #28 – Advice For My Daughter

So, this is an idea that I've had bubbling in my notebook for some time but a very dear friend of me told me that they had similar plans so it seemed like a sign to put something out there. Hopefully, they won't think I've stolen their idea.   Plant your feet far apart and… Continue reading NaPoWriMo #28 – Advice For My Daughter

NaPoWriMo 2015

NaPoWriMo #27 – Hard To Swallow

I was raised on bread and butter lies, bland yet just more than enough to stop my stomach growling in the search for answers. My body filled, my soul needs something more. The truth is a gourmet meal, carefully prepared and served up, garnished gently, oozing juices ready to be sopped up by the thickest crust.… Continue reading NaPoWriMo #27 – Hard To Swallow