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A poem inspired by a dream and ‘Women Who Run With the Wolves’ by Clarissa Pinkola Estés

Birthday Eve

Birthday Eve

A poem for late June

Three crows

Three crows

A poem about spring and summer

Love song for house parties

Love song for house parties

A poem of gratitude and longing for house parties

Darkness visible


A poem about anxiety, darkness and turning toward healing

I squirm and thrill


A Sunday lockdown poem

Dusk is for fireflies


A poem for late 2020

Moon baby

New Moon

It’s been a long, exhausting week

The first was little and apple green

The first was little and apple green

This started off as a dream I had during the witching hour of my 28th birthday

They wore flannel

They wore flannel

For Paris, Thursday 29th May 1913

There is fire burning

There is fire burning

I’ve had a couple of glasses of wine… fuck it

‘#HandwrittenShakespeare – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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I hand-write Theseus’s speech from Act V scene i of A Midsummer Night’s Dream  and offer a gobbit-style close reading

‘Tender is the Gelignite’ – 0.5 preview

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I release a preview of Tender is the Gelignite, featuring the first chapter ‘0.5’

‘Tender is the Gelignite’ – personal thanks


Some separate personal thanks for those bods who helped Tender is the Gelignite to come about

‘Tender is the Gelignite’ – publication and notes

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I publish my first novel, Tender is the Gelignite, including the link for purchase from Amazon and some thoughts on the publication process.