National Poetry Day

Autumn Park (The Year A Day Older) Wasp browses grazes dozes around the ripe-burst plums. Bloom-blushed skins split and weeping, sugars congealing around the edges of wounds. Wasp visits the apples too, that lie bruised and unloved in knotted grass. Schoolboy still in grey flannel shorts, pockets filled with fluff and electronic stuff. Mine bulge …

Widdershins: National Poetry Day

Happy #NationalPoetryDay! 28th September is national poetry day, a celebration of a rich culture of language, imagery and expression. I find that autumn is a season steeped in poetic inspiration. In the spirit of 'here's one I made earlier', I thought today would be the perfect occasion to share this poem I wrote inspired by …