Incidentals

4Word is very proud to announce the launch of our latest pamphlet (our fifth) – Incidentals by Mary Gilonne. Mary weaves elegant tapestries of language, where every word is stitched…

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Ode To Autumn

Ode To Autumn. Autumn is upon us and Rachael Clyne’s outstanding pamphlet, Girl Golem, has received a brilliant review from Fiona Sinclair, editor of Message in a Bottle poetry magazine.…

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Send Rain

Until yesterday, we had had no rain in Dorset for over nine weeks, combined with day after day of temperatures hovering around the high twenties, low thirties. My sun-baked poetry…

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Happen It’s Poetry.

‘All art really does is keep you focused on questions of humanity…….’ David Bowie The snippet from Auden’s poem, In Memory of W.B. Yeats, that ‘poetry makes nothing happen…’ is…

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Readings

I thought I’d begin by reading a poem by Shakespeare, but then I thought, why should I? He never reads any of mine.   Spike Milligan  I’ve recently returned from a…

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