I haven’t stopped writing poems, but I have been busy organising festival events and performing (a set of NaPo poems), which was scary.
I didn’t get a chance to post DAY 20 or 21 on the blog. A Day 21 prompt took me off on a whole research fieldtrip. I have been a hunter gatherer all day.
It is Birmingham Literature Spring Festival and I have my WWM group in the morning. I cannot promise getting posts up to speed but I am back at work next week and now the perils of getting behind. Hopefully by the end of play on Sunday we will be up to speed.
In the meantime it is all only a click away.
Recent submissions have been busy. This one flew and nested. Silver Birch Press.
Transaction by Nina Lewis When it all fell through I went shopping. The clothes store had a sale on and I found this hat, stared too long at the reflection of my head wearing it, mirroring thoughts…
Source: Transaction, poem by Nina Lewis (ME, IN A HAT Poetry and Prose Series)
It’s almost that time of year again… time to spread a little festive kindness. My Kindness Advent Calendar works just like a normal advent calendar but instead of the usual chocolate countdown, we …
Source: Act of kindness #24: Kindness Advent Calendar
Samples of more Burning Eye Books can be found on our Slideshare page.
Source: Book Samples
POETRY FILM NIGHT presents Alastair Cook
To complete our Poetry Film Night, we have the master of poetry film making – Alastair Cook.
We have chosen Amerika (The Man Who Disappeared)
It was three years in the making, with new writing by twenty of the world’s best poets, sountracked by composer Luca Nasciutia and read by poet Rachel McCrum – screens worldwide from Autumn 2016. New ekphrasis work by poets John Glenday, Vicki Feaver, Stevie Ronnie, Janie McKie, Brian Johnstone, Jo Bell, Andrew Philip, Linda France, Dave Bonta, Angela Readman, Michael Vandebril, Gerard Rudolf, George Szirtes, Emily Dodd, Ian Duhig, Rachel McCrum, Robert Peake, Polly Rowena Atkin, Pippa Little and Vona Groarke.
Treat yourself to the full screen, get comfortable, sit back and relax.