Migrant Poem

Litter Around a Rubbish Fire is a migrant poem I wrote while thousands of people are stuck between Turkey and Greece and no one wants them. Litter Around a Rubbish Fire – Migrant Poem First, you take candle grease and...

Fairy Poems - Ploughing

Ploughing is one of my fairy poems, a celebration of all things gentle and delicate and of how the passing time springs bursts of colour and light. Ploughing – Fairy Poems Overnight, he went from babyface to tree-bark skin, and...

Forest Poem - White Noise

White Noise is a forest poem, a celebration of leaves rustling and the power of trees. Next time you go to the forest, listen. White Noise – Forest Poem Among weeping leaves, the wind drinks drops of rain and clads...

life story poem

The Drone is one of my life story poems, a tale about the meaning of life, human existence, and thoughts on whether we are of any use at all. This is about misfortunes, lucky coincidences, resistance, and family support. The...

Strength Poem - Still You Rise

Still, You Rise is a strength poem, inspired by a video of African kids working in a flooded classroom circulating social media. Still, You Rise – Strength Poem If I could I woulddrain the water from your front roomand fix...

Relationship Poem

The Gloves is a relationship poem, a reflection on the impact of meeting someone, anyone, and a celebration of the joy of togetherness. The inspiration for this came from Pablo Neruda’s Ode to My Socks. The Gloves – Relationship Poem...

September poem - Heroics

Heroics is a September poem, a celebration of porridge, blackberries and human resourcefulness and boundless love and energy. Heroics – September Poem First, on rising, she puts down a fire and heats the slate slab and then, using her mother’s...

Perfect Noise - Woman Poem

Perfect Noise is a woman poem, a depiction of the manner in which we choose to express ourselves and on how we must. Perfect Noise – Woman Poem My mother perfected noise when my Father lay on the couch napping,...