the image is of a bench on sparse land in the middle of winter
Poetry

January 2021 at And Other Poems

Jessica Mookherjee began the new year at And Other Poems with two poems offering glimpses of the end of the world, and dreams of the moon singing Indian lullabies on the pier at Mumbles Head.   Eve Ellis, meanwhile, gave us a prose poem about watching a film on TV, maybe a real film or… Continue reading January 2021 at And Other Poems

a metallic leaf hanging from a tree with words from The Tempest engraved on it
Poetry

December 2020 at And Other Poems

I opened submissions at my poetry site And Other Poems in November, after a break of 20 months.  Over 700 poems arrived and I've been posting selected poems ever since.  I wrote about November poems here, and this post includes links to all of the poems posted in December, and some snippets. I hope you… Continue reading December 2020 at And Other Poems

Poetry

Interview with Children’s Poet Shauna Darling Robertson

  Hi Shauna, and congratulations on the publication of your first book-length collection for children, Saturdays at the Imaginarium (Troika Books, 2020). How long did the book take you to write?   Thanks very much – and good question! I guess the process began five years ago when I spent a wonderful week at the… Continue reading Interview with Children’s Poet Shauna Darling Robertson

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November 2020 at And Other Poems

The subtitle of this post could be "Hold your phone sideways" since this is the best way to read poems on websites if you're reading from your phone. Once you do it, you'll never regret it.   This month, my poetry site And Other Poems opened its doors again after a twenty month break. I… Continue reading November 2020 at And Other Poems

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Sequence of nine prose poems/collages

I've written about my sequence 'Once Upon a Lockdown' before but this is the first time I've been able to post all nine pieces together. I began this writing as a sequence of diary entries/prose poems/poems and then reworked each section into a collage using natural materials from my garden, photos from my camera roll… Continue reading Sequence of nine prose poems/collages