Poem | Places I’ve Talked

Today is Time to Talk Day – 24-hours put aside to remind us all why mental health should be part of our conversations every day. I've written a personal poem that seems perfect for today. It's my way of talking.

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Poem | Daffodil

I sat down to write an epic and hilarious love poem one Sunday afternoon...and came up with this, instead.

Poem | The wake-up call

At the weekend, I attended a Christmas poetry workshop run by the brilliant Artfulscribe in Southampton. We were asked to create a piece reflecting on a childhood Christmas memory; this is what I came up with. Merry Christmas!

Brunette girl wearing orange writing at a table

Give poetry a chance

We have been brought up seeing poetry as this thing to take very seriously; a high-culture something to think deeply about. And so many people don’t think it’s for them. I don’t think that’s the case at all. It’s time for this to change.