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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Launch Day

Today is THE day. We are delighted (and more than a bit excited :-) ) to announce the official launch of the new 4Word pamphlets from Lesley Quayle, Stella Wulf…

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The Way 4Word

  'Poetry is what in a poem makes you laugh, cry, prickle, be silent, makes your toe nails twinkle……… ' Dylan Thomas 4Word started life as a Facebook thread –…

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