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The Poet's Ear, A Geisha's Revenge, and The Cake Factory Visit were published in Worcester Litfest's Flash Fiction anthology, 2022 (Black pear Press)
The Love Vaccine, The Not-So Green Man and Vampire Wedding in North Cornwall were published in Worcester Litfest's Flash Fiction anthology, 2021 (Black Pear Press).
Lilith and the Half-Cut Magician and Moon Mamas of the Silk River Nostoi were published in Worcester Litfest's Flash Fiction anthology, 2020 (Black Pear Press).
Cathedral Swans was published in Call & Response, an anthology of poems celebrating Worcester Cathedral (Black Pear Press 2020)
The Child We Can Never Have was published in Contour magazine, February 2018.
Billy Ulysses... was runner up in Abc's Poem of the Year award, 2014.
Spring was highly commended in the 2012 Larkin-East Riding poetry competition
The Ghost of Milton Friedman... won the 2012 Abc poetry competition
Nicolaus Copernicus... was published in Gold Dust Anthology, 2012
The Poet Laid Bare was published in The Big Issue, 2011
A Tea Box... was a prize-winner in the MIND poetry competition 2010
Leipzig was chosen for the 2005 Midland Arts Centre 'Short Cuts' readings & subsequently published in Gold Dust magazine, 2006
For a full biography and to download my novel Hawk Island go to: http://www.electronpress.com/ (Note: Currently unavailable)
Poetry collection Beautiful Fish available from Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B08P1HLF3X?ref_=pe_3052080_397514860
33 of my comments have received 34 Great Feedback votes
Jane - I enjoyed this poem,
Posted on Thu, 11 Feb 2021
Jane - I enjoyed this poem, particularly the line 'Now we are detached/the energy is mine.' The ability to read or commune with nature seems to be key for the energy to shift. Enticing & intriguing! Very well done.Read full comment
Posted in After the Blizzard
Thanks Jenny. There are more
Posted on Wed, 22 Jun 2022
Thanks Jenny. There are more twists & turns but, as mentioned to Di, I'm away now for a few weeks so will pick up the story again in the autumn. Thanks for reading & your generous comments. All best wishes to you.Read full comment
Posted in The Castle (24)
Some lovely lines and ideas
Posted on Wed, 08 Jun 2022
Some lovely lines and ideas here Jenny - Sealed petals tenderly chaste...the idea of magnetic grace...and passions determined by the rain and sun.
(I may well have to steal quintessence - what a charming word!)Read full comment
Posted in Love In The Mist
Jenny - I really enjoyed
Posted on Thu, 02 Jun 2022
Jenny - I really enjoyed reading this, particularly the tone and rhythms of your poem which, as Di & luigi have pointed out, evoke a certain idea of romantic adventure. In fact, your poem opens up new insights into Elowen and the landscape...Read full comment
Posted in Leaving The Nest
Thanks lenchenelf. Yes, I
Posted on Tue, 24 May 2022
Thanks lenchenelf. Yes, I usually tap 15 plus as a kind of default setting. Further along in the story, though, there are arguments about faith, a will-they-won't-they love story, violence, animal abuse, gender-swopping, and elements of the...Read full comment
Posted in The Castle (4)
Yes, what I meant to say was:
Posted on Tue, 03 May 2022
Yes, what I meant to say was: the dropbox has allowed me to make a few corrections to the text.
I'll get the hang of it eventually! All the bestRead full comment