Your very own Writer’s Space 12th June 2017, Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Location: The Writers’ Block Overview: Mac Dunlop, is the founder of The Poetry Point, a writer […]
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.
Freeing Britain -for Jo Cox The range of fire can be googled on the internet measured in hacksaw strokes barrel cut from heating pipes with his gardening hands the quiet […]
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…
Reviews of poetry rarely delve too far into negative critique. When they do it is like murder…
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…
Enjoy National Poetry Day! There is a theme of ‘light’ for today’s celebrations, so here is a short poem called ‘Painted Light’ to have with your National Poetry day.