Wonderful to have a wee poem in the October 2020 edition of The Honest Ulsterman. https://humag.co/poetry/we-light-fires
The beautiful BREAK micro pamphlet from Eyeflash arrived today. A delight available from https://www.eyeflashpoetry.co.uk/?post_type=product
It was so interesting being part of the editorial board for this international lit magazine. Being on the otherside has so many positives for my own writing. https://www.facebook.com/109075573983518/posts/219178226306585/?d=n
I love Autumn, I have never been able to stop the new pencils and folders optimism that was inbred after so many September school starts. I think it was further fed by university and loving everyone coming back after summer adventure – or in my case summer working in local pubs and an Edinburgh festival.Continue reading “Early Autumn”
Dreich magazine will be publishing some of my poems in 2021 and some more in a Chapbook #lockdown. Thrilled. Check out their work at hybrid press.
Fencing posts make an interesting display. I am quite fascinated by fences, walls, boundaries. The liminal- limits and lines. I walked on so many surfaces today passing from concrete, hardcore, mud, long grass.
I adore woods, there is just something magical about them. But I worry about our feelings of ownership over them. Woods are complex systems in their own right and we often forget that. For me a trip to a wood is a co- creation of an experience that changes me and the wood.
It seemed like a day of lines today. Leading lines, containing lines, excluding lines.