The tongue is more akin to a lasso than a harpoon, The way it winds itself round words. Some tie knots in strings and cherry stems, but this wet mouth-dwelling muscle of mine Weaves spells with slight and sinew. In my nose, right now, is the smell of the dark over my primary school on… Continue reading Weds 14th Oct ’20, 20:08.
Today, I am trying my best to have a duvet day. I emphasise "trying", as I can't adequately say how hard I find it to relax. Even if I seem calm, it's rare that I feel I truly am: there are always varying degrees of disquiet simmering beneath the skin, I so often feel that… Continue reading Friday 25th Sept ’20- Diary.
'Diaspora Child', my first poetry collection, is now available to buy in paperback on Amazon, and e-book on the Kindle store!!! Available in all Amazon territories and on Kindle apps and devices!!!
'Born Of The Kelp', published by Mookychick on their website. So honoured to be part of the Mooks community. Go visit them!!
'Edible Erotica II: Trois Poireaux.', published via the Satin Soulbits blog on the Wide Eyes Publishing website. Go check 'em out.
'Prairie Witch', one of my most prized pieces, published by Pussy Magic on their website. Incredible platform, go check it out.
'Monday the 11th of December 2017. 21:05', published, in collaboration with Beatfreeks, in the inaugural Verve Poetry Press anthology, to mark and celebrate the launch of the press, and Poetry Jam's fifth birthday. Full of wonderful pieces by other local (Birmingham) poets. Available to buy via the Verve Poetry Press website, and in-store and… Continue reading Poem Publication- February 2018.
* I carry in my face the same disquiet as my grandmother.The same clenched tension in the jaw,teeth pressed together like they're mouldingindents in clay- When I took this photograph, I felt like I was smiling. I was calm, content, felt softly sparked throughout: I guess my head is as a bulb with a burnt… Continue reading Cara: A Portrait.