The Cold Tap Sings

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Category: Poems

LOST BOYS SLEEP FOREVER


All the feels for this Derek Jarman poem stapled to page one of my second-hand copy of Modern Nature.

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SMALL THINGS


I hadn’t written a poem in ages and it was starting to smart. And then this happened. Sometimes all you need to do is drink wine in the rain. 

AFTER THE FACT

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After the Fact

We live in a post-fact world.
That’s a fact. The perfumer
Is opposite the fishmonger;
Firethorns orange a hedgerow;
It is October in this poem.
Poets tell the truth with lies.
It is November in this poem.
We live in a post-fact world.

BRANCASTER STAITHE TO KING’S LYNN VIA CASTLE RISING

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Brancaster Staithe to King’s Lynn via Castle Rising

1 hangover

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1 hour 48 minutes
39 kilometres

Sunday 28th August 2016

QUINTET FOR WIND AND LIGHT

I’ve started a crowdfunding campaign for the publication of Quintet for Wind and Light, a 5-part poem about landscape, geology, heritage & time. More details at the link below!