EAT THE STORMS, THE POETRY PODCAST, IS BACK!

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, non conformers and non believers, gender X and gender equals, Eat the Storms, the Poetry Podcast returns to your preferred podcast platform today at 5pm GMT. We are on Spotify, Anchor, Apple, Google, Pocketcasts, Podbean and many more platforms. We already have an awesome ocean of guest poets lined […]

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STICKLEBACK XX – NOW AVAILABLE

I am leaping over the moon with excitement to say that my Stickleback micro poetry collection, published by The Hedgehog Poetry Press, is now available to buy here in the book shop, link below… This micro collection consists of 5 poems inspired by 5 paintings seen in 5 galleries with 5 different boys and considers […]

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Dragonflies Spoken Word 16th Feb

The superb Dragonflies Spoken Word returns with its first event of 2021 on the 16th Feb at 19.30 GMT and I will be the featured poet amid an evening of Open Mic readers. Hosted by fellow Poets Barbra Kirbyshaw and Darren J Beaney, it is always a perfectly packed Zoom room of artists and supporters […]

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Meet the Poet, Me and the Magical Miss Yerem

Recently, I was invited over to PoemByPoem, Saving the World one Poem at a Time by fantastic fellow poet Annick Yerem to take part in an interview with some of the best questions I have ever had to stop and consider. If you have time please drop over to Annick’s blog and check out the […]

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ONE NIGHT IN CHELTENHAM

Last Friday, 8th Jan, I was honoured to be invited by Cheltenham Poetry Festival to be their featured poet at their online zoom reading along with the excellent and incandescent Catrice Greer, a mind-blowingly amazing collection of poets who took part in the open mic and the best smiley-faced and supportive audience you could ever […]

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COMING SOON, STICKLEBACK MIRCO POETRY COLLECTION

Coming later this year will be my Stickleback micro poetry collection, Considering Canvases with Boys, published by The Hedgehog Poetry Press which is an exploration of canvases and connections. Here is a little teaser… This is a shortened version of one of the poems from the collection based on Kandinsky’s painting The Ludwigskirche in Munichand […]

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Between the Sea and the Stars, There are Bright Lights

For Rhona Greene, Ankh Spice and Matthew M C Smith Darker days catch brighter lights,Sitting by bay-windows enriched with hopeFalling Into dreams.I close my eyes and we ride bikesWhere the sea sways to the beat of the shore, We are Sandycove and silly,We slip south; the sand now snow, a soft shuffleOver waves now carpets […]

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THE RED INK INTERVIEW – DAVID RAPLH LEWIS

Last week I was interviewed by fellow poet David Ralph Lewis, author of the poetry collections Our Voices in the Chaos and Refraction, for his interview series Red Ink which goes behind a poem to ask questions about its birth and appearance. Below is the link to the interview about my Pushcart Prize nominated poem […]

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