• Days Like These

    Days Like These

    This was my only success last month. However, it keeps up the streak of publication from late last year. We already have July sorted. /looks at August with growing suspicion…

  • Don’t Tell Me

    Don’t Tell Me

    This will be a priority over the weekend, I think…

  • Tusk

    Tusk

    Right now, a lot of what I am doing feels as if I am flailing around in the dark with absolutely no lights. It is hard when everyone else around you appears to be notionally doing better, however untrue this may actually appear to be. I know how all the motivational stuff works, how it’s […]

  • Today

    Today

    Still not over it. Unlikely I ever will be. These are the moments that reshape your direction.

  • The End is the Beginning is the End

    The End is the Beginning is the End

    The smart amongst you will know this was written after the fact, when I was home, because there was simply not the brain space that existed to properly process at the time. If truth be told, there is still not the space to do that. I’m continuing to break it down and manage the changes […]

  • You and Me Song

    You and Me Song

    I have to admit there was an ulterior motive, making the 600 miles or so round trip with my husband (very graciously) doing all the driving. It was all about walking into a place I’d only seen in pictures and never visited. It was also having to make myself known to people that had only […]

  • Old Friends

    Old Friends

    Friday night was a revelation. Firstly, I met Imtiaz Dharker. The Universe opened a door to a place I did not know existed, and in she walked. The sonnet she wrote about her husband, after his passing, is possibly one of the most perfect pieces of poetry I have ever heard. It was also the […]

  • And Dream of Sheep

    And Dream of Sheep

    Today was a very good day for the removal of useless politicians. Tonight, I shared a poem about being afraid with a group of people I don’t really know at all. In the end, there was very little to fear. It all went very well. Tomorrow, it’s Day One of Kendal. May that be as […]

  • Yesterday’s Men

    Yesterday’s Men

    Almost Friday. Probably ought to sort out some guerilla marketing…

  • 19th Nervous Breakdown

    19th Nervous Breakdown

    Okay, do what the Tweet says.