Poetry

Poetry- by Fiona Perry.

  Post navigation Distillation Now I have the puddle Wax of a thousand Blessed candles burnt In a kitchen shrine Your last upright Embrace cushioning […]

Poetry

Dick Jones- New Poetry

BERTRAGHBOY BAY Where the ironstone wall gathers fuscia and salt; where the swifts stitch blue air to the scrub-grass; where herring gulls mob the heron; […]

Poetry

Iain Twiddy- Poetry

Iain Twiddy studied literature at university and lived for several years in northern Japan. His poems have been published in The Poetry Review, Poetry Ireland […]

Poetry

Poetry from Sandra Horn

Sandra Horn is a writer based in Southampton. She has had poems published in Artemis and Magma magazines and in several anthologies: Lines in the Sand, Write to be Counted, Dancing in the Chequered Shade, the Emma Press Book of Age, the Writers’ Cafe and Some Cannot Be Caught: the Emma Press book of Beasts._____________ […]

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Mary Wight- New Poetry

Mary Wight lives and writes in the Scottish Borders. Her poems have appeared in various magazines. _______________   SIGHTSEEING Bellies sweet with prawns and Guinness, they dawdled […]

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Review

Emma Lee reviews Lady Jesus and Other Poems.

Lady Jesus and Other Poems Arathy Asok (Authorspress, www.authorspressbooks.com ISBN 978-93-88332-19-4, 70pp, 175 Rupees/$14) “Lady Jesus and other poems” is a collection of contemporary, unflinching […]

Poetry

Emma Lee- New Poetry

A SMUDGE OF CINDERS My teacher looked at me as if breezeblock wasn’t a word she knew. I had pushed my sock down. It was […]

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Poetry- Clara Burghelea

Process of Detachment I expect my son will let go of me when he’s five. I will go back to just being Clara. So ready […]

Poetry

New Poetry- Edward Lee

IN THE DARKNESS THERE IS REST In the wall above every bed I have ever lay upon there is a window so well hidden not […]

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Poetry

Poetry- David Susswein

Biography I am a writer from the South of England, right at the bottom. I have tried all my life to write well, to communicate, to […]

Poetry

Poetry- Clare Morris

A LEICESTER TRIPTYCH The Change:  2.15pm, 15/3/2018, Leicester Royal Infirmary And so you sat down next to her bed, With the bag of toiletries and […]

Poets and Writers

New Poetry- Arathy Asok

strike The farmers held Dead rats in their mouths, Wearing green loin clothes Hiding what is left of their pride. They sit in the capital […]

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Poetry- Kate Ennals

An Invitation Come, Father, let’s wander London’s dark skies, sit by the river, watch dusk silt and slide, salute and swirl a glass of ruby […]

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Poetry from David Bankson

  Chartreuse I regret, like coiled flowers I burst when loosed, but the loosing is part of who I am. I could never stop that […]

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Poetry

Katrina E. Halfaker- Poems

Katrina E. Halfaker holds a Bachelor of Arts in Rhetoric and Anthropology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Though a native of the south […]

Poetry

James Fountain- New Poetry

Empty Highway Home The road is clear, but for the weather lashing down liquid intermittently, my wipers doing overtime at midnight, after a John Mayall […]

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Leela Soma- New Poetry

Leela Soma came to Glasgow in 1969 with her husband.  She worked, until her retirement, as a teacher of Modern Studies. During this time she took […]

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Poetry

Thomas Bailey- New Poems

Thomas Bailey is 21 years-old, and lives in London. He is currently studying English at Cambridge, and is editor of his college’s annual poetry publication. […]

Poetry

Linda Imbler- Poetry

Egghead Knows Best An old friend and I once played a game of Trivial Pursuit with my brother’s friends. At one point, a kid asked […]

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David Ratcliffe – Poetry

Slipping his moorings Less than an hour earlier, he’d knelt thumbs crossed; on failing to receive a signal he slid solo on a one-way voyage, […]

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James Walton- Poetry

Rap, rap, rap, rap, ill tidings call It came like rain on windows a specimen in a jar, the lid too tight for breathing. I […]

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Sally McHugh- New Poetry

 Blue Atlas Tracing the grids of the blue atlas my finger runs down the page, charting the north Atlantic ocean, Lisbon, Africa with its Sahara […]

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Karen Poppy- New Poetry

Hello, Goliath I will write you As I know you. Finally, I’m not afraid. Sharp light of your being, Come toward me. You can dance, […]

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Philip Dunkerley- New Poetry

Burt’s Bees i.m. Burt Shavitz, co-founder of Burt’s Bees, d. 2015, aged 80 Weary of the push and frenzy of Manhattan, Burt lit out in […]

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Bev Smith- New Poetry

the art of casting shadow i love that age is slowing you i might can catch you now between the light and dark before it […]

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Fiona Sinclair- New Poetry

Evanescence You claim not to dream. But I know some nights, during REMs anarchy, your body jolts as if defibrillated, your whimpers chill more than […]

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Caron Freeborn- New Poetry

Arrhythmia When I was a little girl I worried about infinity – there’s a galaxy beyond this one and then beyond that one and beyond […]

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New Poetry -Roy Liran.

Beached boats at Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer He divides the canvas in unequal halves of equal size, a bladed horizon for skies and earth, for man and woman, […]

Essay

The Burden – Essay by Mike Smith

Mike Smith writes poetry, plays and essays – mostly on the short story form, in which he writes as Brindley Hallam Dennis. He blogs at www.Bhdandme.wordpress.com . He […]