Monthly Archives: November 2013

Insidious

In the keep, The walls are stretched, Ink smudged With mould that Blooms, changes shape, And grows Into the monster’s snarl Large and disjointed growl Of some dishevelled creature Which has its wiles And misfortune Dripping from its jowls   … Continue reading

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Christmas in Victoria Square

When we look into the night sky, we’re looking into the past, since light from the stars takes so long to travel through space. By the time we see the light, some of the stars have already burnt out, and … Continue reading

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Stage 5 Sky

My bear, Ursula Major, set in my mind; a person to navigate with, set the compass point from, all directions leading to happiness. What we say is ours, what we do is ours, no imitations, no holds barred. When the … Continue reading

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Insistence

The night, sleepless and wet Dribbled its insistence Gathered on the ledge   Beyond the frame, The sky blurred, blanketed Precipitated Dropped double jet In mass   A disguise for unrest Greyly downed Duvets, pillows, empty sheeted Space   It … Continue reading

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Northern Lights

The North Star And the earth Pulled the moon close; Said to her, ‘Darling We’ll put on a show’ The flashing light ebbed, Rose intermittent, Glowed neon, Swirled mixed Grenadine A cocktail over ice Ocean sipped Divided, clean We shared … Continue reading

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My Mama and I at Hull City of Culture Launch Night

My beautiful mama and I

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Hull City of Culture 2013 Bid: ‘White Song’ included in ’10 Miles East of England’

My poem ‘White Song’ has been included in ’10 Miles East of England’, a pamphlet which is being circulated in the Hull City of Culture bid. I am honoured enough to be one of 20 local writers to have their … Continue reading

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