Get Up, Stand Up

https://twitter.com/InternetofWords/status/1084761483093905408 This was unexpected. Whilst I sit and wait for the ever-increasing pile of rejections to return to my desk, I'll have something genuinely unique and special to look forward to. This Saturday, I'm gonna drag my best mate to Covent Garden in order to scope out the venue (which I think I may have … Continue reading Get Up, Stand Up

Poetry Archive :: Redefinition

This image was chosen for this week's haiku because of the subversive 'FUCK' hidden next to the headphone: my staid, often boring art programme has a bit of naughtiness hidden inside, and I like it. There doesn't need to be a month that defines what we are for the next year. You can change shit … Continue reading Poetry Archive :: Redefinition

Poetry Archive :: Resolution

RESOLUTION: Write more about how your poetry is written, and schedule WELL before the day its due to be published... Verse three was a problem: I was forced to improvise, covering my brain's inability to function correctly. https://twitter.com/InternetofWords/status/1080053456918978561 Sorry, there are no planes in this micro-poetry. Maybe I should do something about drones in the … Continue reading Poetry Archive :: Resolution

Lose Yourself To Dance

I've always wanted to be a writer. I've always wanted to be able to get to the top of a set of stairs without being out of breath. Both of these, on particular days, can end up as problematic. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AzXpNAEb8gU Athletic ability, in the last six months, has begun to show significant improvement. Having exchanged … Continue reading Lose Yourself To Dance

Poetry Archive : Silent

This little diversion into non-rhyming is going very well, thanks very much. Silent This year, alone best choice; direction marked not through light of yonder star. Inns empty, shepherds crooked, drive away Christmas: northwards, following enlightened prophesy. Alone’s not sinful, redemptive festive escape: without tinsel, sparkle, overzealous consumption. Mountains beckon, practical snow, rewarding effort, exploration; … Continue reading Poetry Archive : Silent

Look Out Any Window

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJhIIb8E8O8 Lots of things matter to me. Some are fairly frivolous (see Bond fan fiction) but others come from a lifetime of noticing stuff other people seem to overlook. Environmentalism has been in my life since my teens, donating to Friends of the Earth for over thirty years. We don't send gifts to close family … Continue reading Look Out Any Window

The Closing of the Year

After due consideration, our content for December is now finalised. I'm going to use December to re-introduce myself to the World in general via the medium of #Blogmas. It might grab me some new readers, which is never a bad thing. It also gives a buffer for existing content to be built up (see last Friday's … Continue reading The Closing of the Year