His embrace is May 25, 2004
and his body is a tree, redwood
and his fingers are spindly twigs after a forest fire
and his toes are mangroves. 229 more words
If there’s a way to enjoy Ancient Greek epic poetry, then this is it. For those with better things to do with their time than wrestle with tricksy translations, this is the easiest and most engaging version of one of the most famous stories in the history of the world (Explosion, explosion, epic action imagery etc). 152 more words
Keep the headphones on. It was about this time last year that I made a surprise appearance on Mark Radcliffe’s Music Club with my first, my last and everything – a section in the show where you tell the story of the first record you bought, the last record and the record that means everything to you. 623 more words
I love poetry.
I love reading it.
I love hearing it.
Most of all, I love writing it.
There is something immensely empowering and deeply magical about putting words on the page and seeing them begin to hum and sing of their own accord. 238 more words