Fairy tales, myths, reading, writing, ekphrasis, psychogeography and art
I predominantly write poetry but have been working on a collection of mythical tales recently. Some of my achievements: I have been shorlisted for the Academi`s John Tripp Award for spoken word, won `Highly Commended`for a poem written for a competition run by the Royal Literary Fund and have recently had two poems published in the White Leaf Review - my first publication since I began writing.
Personal Blog Posts
So, in the light of the tube strikes I decided to catch the boat to work this morning. I board at 7.15 am along with other smug commuters, complete with flask of tea I settle myself into the front deck of the boat. Several stops later the boat is rammed f... ( from ...)
I wonder if any of you can assist? I am looking for examples of contemporary epic poems of any genre. Some examples already are: Alice Oswald, Dart and, Craig Raine, History:The Home Movie. Any pointers would be gratefully recieved!
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Glad its all over
Last night was tedious. Stuck indoors with my sick boyfriend having had to cancel our night out and hoping that our irritating housemate and his even more irritating girlfriend would have broken a habit of a lifetime and gone out. But no, the lock in the ... ( from ...)