Family, Reading and Writing Poetry, Weekly Update

Mid-September Notes

I'm just back from a few days in Spain with my family.  I felt bad about flying, even though I haven't flown since I went to Portugal in 2015.  I will try not to fly again for at least a year, maybe longer.  I haven't signed up for the #flightfree2020 pledge but I am thinking… Continue reading Mid-September Notes

Josephine Corcoran

Featured at Poetry Wales and Proletarian Poetry

Peter Raynard at Proletarian Poetry has written about my poem Working Class Poem, first published in Under the Radar magazine.  I wrote the poem when I was thinking about my own background and about the ways that working class people are represented in the mainstream media and in popular culture in the UK.  Mostly, I feel… Continue reading Featured at Poetry Wales and Proletarian Poetry

Poetry

Five new poems

I'm very happy to have some new poems out in print this year (after a lean 2015!). Earlier this year I had a poem in New Walk magazine. Most recently I have three poems in Under the Radar and two poems in Poetry Wales. It's the second time I've been in Under the Radar and… Continue reading Five new poems