Creative

Loving the peonies

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A poem inspired by my peonies and a podcast episode by This Jungian Life


For a few weeks

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Reflections and hopes as I begin to turn 30


Before the sweet spring rain

Sweet Spring

A poem to mark the lunar eclipse


So help me

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A poem I wrote in a passion of hot anger. This post contains a trigger warning.


Day 7 Negative LFT – Part 1

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A poem written a week after testing positive for Covid-19


Aching pink

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A poem written on Imbolc


Headache

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A poem about Friday


Vulture

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A poem about the liminal time before menstrual bleeding


Silt

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A poem about unlived lives


November

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I wrote this poem whilst my husband made BOSH! Spaghetti Bolognese


My words are 

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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

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A poem about anxiety, darkness and turning toward healing


I squirm and thrill

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A Sunday lockdown poem


Dusk is for fireflies

Owl

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

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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.