The 7*s poetry group meets in the back room at the Seven Stars in Falmouth, every Monday evening from 8:15pm onwards. This laundry poet will be there too. […]
After the War by Jotamario Arbeláez a day after the war if there is a war if after the war there is a day I will hold you in my […]
by Mac Dunlop
published by The Poetry Point Press
During the autumn of 2016, Mac Dunlop was writer in residence for 6 weeks at Trelissick House, as part of the ‘A Place to Write” project. The aim of the overall project was to encourage visitors to find inspiration and their own creativity in the house, gardens and history of the place.
Taking as its departure the ideology of the Canto as a principal division of a long poem, the 4 main sections in B Sides span Hellenic myth…
This past Saturday, the poem Mercies by Don Patterson appeared in the Guardian Newspaper, it is a well constructed sonnet about having a dog ‘put down, as they say.
‘She might have had months left of her dog-years,
but to be who? She’d grown light as a nest…’
The relationship between humans and other animals is an interesting one, we come together, create partnerships and affections as powerful sometimes as we do with our own species. More often than not we find ourselves at time confronting what Nietzche coined as “nature’s will to power’. Meaning that life itself not only seeks to survive but also to dominate…
Lorna Thorpe on Poetry: “It’s easier for me to think in terms of what characterizes my poetry – people often talk about my poems in terms of energy, a conversational […]