Interview

Hello Poetry Lovers Thanks for joining us today as we have the wonderful and talented poet Hannah Stanislaus (audience applauds ecstatically – host bangs a ruler on the desk) (There is silence) Okay, gang, lets give a big hand for Hannah Stanislaus (Standing ovation – security cut short their fag break and head on backContinue reading “Interview”

The Vowel Affair

Hello Poetry Lovers What can I say?! Whatever has our hero Luke Wright ignited here?! And how fortunate I am to know such talented poets. Wimping out after attempting an A vowel only poem, my contemporaries have gone from strength to strength, taking on vowel pieces and building up such intriguing and alluring poetry. IContinue reading “The Vowel Affair”

A Night Out with Robert Garnham

I know! What ravers we are! One social engagement after another. Especially with talented poets! We adore the Guildford Fringe Festival, so much more civilised than that overwhelming Edinburgh one. So much so, that last night we went to see the prolific and wonderful Robert Garnham upstairs at The Keep. A beautiful venue opposite theContinue reading “A Night Out with Robert Garnham”

A Night Out with John Cooper Clarke

Hello Poetry Lovers Yes, I thought that title would make you stop and look. It is actually true, we had a night out with Mr JCC himself, only we shared him with at least 300 others! And we were grateful for even that much intimacy. My lovely friend Trisha Broomfield and I were lucky enoughContinue reading “A Night Out with John Cooper Clarke”

Triolet Corner

Hello Poetry Lovers Today I couldn’t resist going back to Triolet Corner, one of my favourite poetry forms. Thanks to the lovely Sharon Andrews aka @inksomnia_poetry, an admirably prolific poet and constant inspiration, who gave us this beautiful prompt. Sharon is many times published, and titles include A Heart Full of Haiku and and MoonContinue reading “Triolet Corner”

Interview

Hello Poetry Lovers Welcome back to our talk show, (thunderous applause, security stirs uneasily) and today we have the lovely Carla Scarano (Thunderous applause as Carla glides down the lighted stairs) Welcome to the show, Carla. So lovely to have you on here. I really dig that leather catsuit – very Julie Newmar. Now tellContinue reading “Interview”

Stilettos and Cider

Hello Poetry Lovers Today I’d like to feature my lovely and talented friend, Trisha Broomfield’s poem Stilettos and Cider. This was longlisted very recently in the Plough Poetry Prize 2022, and well deserved too. Would you believe Trisha didn’t even know until I told her! Thank God I did. Trisha has given permission for meContinue reading “Stilettos and Cider”