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Book Review: Belts: A National Snapshot in Poems by Holly Hearn

Belts: A National Snapshot in Poems by Holly Hearn My rating: 4 of 5 stars Punchy and powerful poetry. Holly Hearn doesn’t waste a single word. These ten short poems resonate with me. They might be considered to be slightly … Continue reading

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Wearing Silk

… the unbreakable bond of eternal friendship and love. Before I open my eyes, I see you. I feel you. I slip out of bed, Naked, yet enveloped by you. I slip on my running shorts, My shirt, my socks. … Continue reading

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Poetry for Sale

In the last two weeks, I have been for two interviews, both with the same company, in London. I very much hope that I have been successful, as I love their technology and I think that the company culture and … Continue reading

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#weekendcoffeeshare: Happy and Sad

Each month, I look forward to receiving my new edition of Writing Magazine. When it pops through my letterbox, I archive my last copy in my bookshelves in my study. For the past month, I have had the July issue … Continue reading

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#weekendcoffeeshare: Flutter Back

If we were having coffee, I wouldn’t be able to resist telling you how excited I am to have my poem, “Flutter Back” analysed in Alison Chisholm‘s Poetry Workshop in July’s edition of Writing Magazine. Until I attended Swanwick: The … Continue reading

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The Decamile of Life

###   See more of my poetry on my Titbits page   ### Celebrating the Life of Tony Greenfield From Chapeltown to Broomcroft Is a mere ten miles: A decamile, mas o menos. That’s not a long way, But it … Continue reading

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#weekendcoffeeshare: Celebrating my Father’s Life

If we were having coffee, I’d be sharing anecdotes with you from the remarkable life of my father, Tony Greenfield. I can assure you that you would not be bored and that you would be asking for more. On Thursday … Continue reading

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My Adoring Gardener

Oh, when can you come? To prune these sagging branches. To take away these drooping petals. To remove this browning foliage. Yet to leave these living buds, From which my honeyed bouquet Still exudes, sweetly into the air. Will you hold, till I … Continue reading

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Scatter my Ashes

This is a poem that I wrote last year and recited during the Poetry Open Mic Evening at the Swanwick Writers’ Summer School 2018. It is about the scattering of my Mum’s ashes. I posted it on my blog, but … Continue reading

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Book Review: Euphonics – A Poet’s Dictionary of Enchantments by John Michell

Euphonics by John Michell My rating: 4 of 5 stars This wonderful book was a thoughtful gift from my BFF, Eloise De Sousa, who has encouraged me in my quest to become a published poet. Everybody loves alliteration. Well, almost … Continue reading

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