I fell in love with poetry before prose. I could recite Macavity the Mystery Cat and Bed by Day and The Jabberwocky from memory before i first picked up The Famous Five. But writing too often felt difficult and unnatural. The words never did what I wanted. They looked wrong and sounded worse.
Spoken word changed that. In it I found my niche, the thing that made my poetry come alive. My poems didn’t leap off the page because they were never meant to be on it.
Fist published on Patreon on 9th April Not long ago, I had the absolute pleasure of performing at That’s What She Said at TriBeCa on Sackville street. Despite living in Manchester for half a year, I didn’t even know this place existed. It’s a lovely little bar and that night, as well as That’s What She […]
First posted on Patreon for World Poetry Day 21st March Above pitch black sky she dances Around the cosmos’ great expanses Gliding fast and high She ignites the sky Never afraid of taking her chances. Image by NASA