Rising from Pavements (a shadorma reprise)

I decided to deconstruct and re-write this poem following racist attacks in which a Polish community centre in London and a Romanian shop in Norwich were vandalised after the vote to leave the EU. I posted the original poem last August, which was inspired by a photograph my husband took on a trip to Wroclav, […]

Drowned Optimism

My response to Imaginary Garden with Real Toads Sunday Mini-Challenge: Shallows, Deeply I realise I’m a bit late but I really liked the look of this challenge: to show there still be dragons below and within and around us and find something deep in a shallow world, writing deeply in a shallow space—using little, saying […]