Lunchtime Poems — Part 2

On World Poetry Day, here are two more poems I've added to my collection. Water Lines Freelance promotion and brightened developments. Commotion. We’re washing the water lines with pieces of sunlight. The bedsheets have failed, the curtains are crispy. Broken hinges, the door swings. The sun is in my arms, and now it’s midday. We’re … Continue reading Lunchtime Poems — Part 2

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Lunchtime Poems — Part 1

I once learnt about Frank O'Hara's Lunch Poems, a collection of poems that were written spontaneously and briefly, during his lunch hours. I thought I would try something similar myself. I'm not claiming to match his poetic talent, but I think this is a good way to get back into creative writing, and to make good use … Continue reading Lunchtime Poems — Part 1

The Lake District: A Treat for the Senses

The conservation of spectacular landscapes and a traditional sheep farming culture has recently landed the Lake District with its status as a National Heritage Site. Unesco has even championed the Lake District’s celebration of culture, art and literature, and despite the 18 million people that visit this site each year, this is still the perfect … Continue reading The Lake District: A Treat for the Senses