Dandelion Flower Head (1)I see my motheras the seedsof the flowerseparateand fall (2) ohbut wasn’t there a daywhen shewas so pretty so handsomeonce ~
Just a reminder that I'll be chatting live on Facebook with Beth Worsdell, for her The Witty Writers interview feature tomorrow morning (my time), but in the evening in other parts of the world. Beth is a lively and somewhat unpredictable interviewer, originally from the UK, but now based in the US. She positively buzzes … Continue reading The Witty Writers – interview soon
Another attempt to explore writing technique. I had a chance to be Guest Blogger at Mandy Whyman's pages a few days back, and thought it might be appropriate to include as a post on my own site. Here. I based my thinking around the content of Small Town Kid for this exercise. ~
The hot water at ten.And if it rains, a closed car at four and isn’t it good rise and fallas you like ifyou like when you must how easyto see a whole life stretching outthat way languid comfort not much heldnot muchneeded such false comfort but a breatheasily takenin the eyeof a stormis a breathno … Continue reading itches (in the eye) of the storm
In the supermarket yesterday I was reminded of this poem from many years ago, which I haven't read to audience for quite a few years now, but tripped across in my archive work recently. I thought to snap a couple of pictures and thought I might do a little reading of the piece for youtube. … Continue reading Single Male Shopper
Well, this is today's news. A full draft of The Cielonaut - a cover, an introduction, the body (including greyscale images of the cosmos), and back matter is done. This always feels like such a big moment, that I want to hold the book in my hands immediately. That won't happen, though. I'll hold off … Continue reading The Cielonaut. A full draft!
I trailthe cielonaut poor man he leads methrough the blackof space my reluctantguide showing me suchwonders andI do wondersurelyI wonder what are you doingin the starsandwhat am I I know myselfI am noastrologer cosmologer gazer at spacesthat lie between but you have comeand I . . . here I am I follow ~
Archive Books 10 - 16 Deliveries are so very exciting! I delight in anticipating and then receiving little packages of books, and the most recent lot arrived just a minute ago. A mixed bag, in the covers (again), at first impression. Two what was I thinking! The remaining five, I quite like, and I'll tell … Continue reading The latest tranche – 7 more Archives
I've ben progressing my archive project. Organising the last volumes and collections, that will bring the project to a close by the end of the year, with a little luck. I'm discovering that this work comes with obligations, as it is not enough just to organise a certain amount of work into a given number … Continue reading With progress comes obligation.
Author and Writing Blogger Mandy Whyman has been good enough to invite me to post as a guest Blogger on her Writing Insights page, talking a little about: How can a writer turn experience into expression? How can life be made over into a written form, so that another person – a reader – can … Continue reading Guest writing at Mandy’s place