At the end of last year I took an evening course titled ‘Poetry Essentials: Writing Free Verse’. It taught me a lot more than just about structure, sound, and style. I think it's about time I shared some of them with you (and reacquainted myself with them as well).
I've written a new original poem exploring the dichotomy of looking for love and the love of singledom.
What the hell is a poetry slam? What should I expect if I go to one? How does it work? Why should I go to one? Am I good enough to perform? I share my first poetry slam experience with Hammer & Tongue, and answer some of your questions about what a poetry slam really involves.
Today is World Poetry Day. I wrote this little piece on my lunch break at work and thought I'd share it with you.
Heading back to my childhood home never fails to make me feel better; so I wrote a poem about it.
The fourth in my Honest Haiku series, published for National Storytelling Week 2018.
The third in my Honest Haiku series.
My monthly round up of things I've loved over the last month. I'm talking about the places I've been, the shows I've seen, and the little purchases I've made.
The second in my Honest Haiku series.
A short, spontaneous poem about anxiety and depression, written for World Mental Health Day 2017.