AD – press ticket | I was thrilled to attend one of the three Festival weekend days, making my way into Winchester on Saturday 9 October for around seven hours of stanzas, syllables and sonnets.
Happy National Poetry Day 2021! Here's my latest poem; an ode, of sorts, to how poetry can be found in our lives every single day.
Naturally, to mark Libraries Week 2021, I penned a poem, celebrating these special places. Happy reading!
I don't know about you, but I'm ready for the world's performance this autumn.
A poem inspired by William Henry Davies's 'Leisure'.
One year ago today, we were told to simply stay at home. I've attempted to summarise my feelings in this poem.
This poem, titled Re: Your Last Email, asks us to explore the language women use in their emails; the overly apologetic and careful wording often taken adopted, compared to the more assertive and direct messages often sent by their male counterparts.
I was asked by my colleagues to write a poem about our city for Valentine's Day 2021 – a love letter to our south-coast city.
Whenever I make my mum's lentil soup recipe, I'm back home with my family, at the wooden kitchen table.
Lamenting the loss of even the less-than-shiny aspects of a family Christmas, and yearning for time with loved ones - even if it does mean arguments, discomfort and awkward moments.