On not blogging and putting your poems first

I've been absent from here of late, really since I got back from my holiday in Portugal, and it's mainly because I'm trying to plough on with my poetry writing, especially as I'm taking a break from paid work.  I feel that I need to make the most of my free time as I'm never too … Continue reading On not blogging and putting your poems first

No-one had heard of Helen Mort at the library

Which surprised me because I thought she was famous. Of course, I've heard lots of people say "nobody reads poetry" and "poetry doesn't sell" but among my friends, certainly those on Twitter and Facebook, nearly EVERYONE reads and buys poetry so my perception of reality is somewhat skewed.  But even though Helen Mort was five … Continue reading No-one had heard of Helen Mort at the library