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I lay my
on the table
One by one,
define my flaws
Outline my various
Each clause

Mark them out… 114 more words


Mark Burnhope's Species (Nine Arches Press)

Poet, disability activist and co-editor of Boscombe Revolution, with Paul Hawkins, Mark Burnhope has produced an energetic and thoughtful first collection in the Nine Arches Press Debut new poet series. 443 more words


To Rule a Heart

She wears the crown and sits on the throne,

the girl they know as the ruler.

She commands,

He complies.

She wants the rubies and gold, 70 more words


Flowers on Your Grave

I will ruin you,

I will love you passionately, I will pursue you madly,

I’m a tornado of repressed desires,

I’m a tempest just looking for a prey, 88 more words


Paris by Helen: Rod Mengham (Oystercatcher), Speedometry by Andrzej Sosnowski Trans. Rod Mengham (Contraband)

Seven years ago Jeremy Noel-Tod wrote a letter to the Times Literary Supplement in which he suggested that Jeremy Prynne‚Äôs recently published chapbook To Pollen… 602 more words

English Poetry

"Oh, Zelda" - A Poem

East Coast Ink Magazine published my poem “Oh, Zelda,” inspired by F. Scot Fitzgerald’s wife Zelda


The Rooster gets his say

The rooster gets his say

A cautious toe curls around the threshold

Apparently something with feathers seems a bit cold.

A something with wattles and a beak… 80 more words

English Poetry