This is a short video trail that I made to promote the pamphlet and an online launch event coming up soon. Music is by the superb Philip Jeck.
Full details and how to order copies at the Tapsalteerie website.
Back in March I blogged about a nonsense verse project called Stop making sense that I made with Kirsten Luckins for StAnza 2021. I heard about a lovely follow up this week involving pupils at the Duchess’s Community High School Poetry Club, Alnwick. Club members produced an ad hoc pamphlet of great nonsense poems and artwork, taking ideas and tools on the Stop making sense website as some of their starting points.
Apparently this was the first time in a year that the club has been able to meet, and the best thing was that they had a really good laugh doing it. You can see the poems and pictures at the link below.
If things are simply getting far too sensible, or maybe you just need a smile, the Stop making sense website is also still open.
I’m very excited to be joining in a podcast by La Ninfa Eco international literary site later this month. The show is about poetry and science, and will feature the Consilience Journal team members, and items from several Consilience contributors.
Special Guests: Sam Illingworth, Steve Smart, Stephen Paul Wren, Ruth Aylett, Angie Lo, Miranda L. Barnes, Clint Wastling & Kate Jenkinson.
Host: Gaby Sambuccetti
Date: 26th May 2021
Time: 3.30 pm (BST)
I’m very happy to have my poem Come, walk the beach included in this great article on the Love in the time of COVID blog. It’s a progress report about CUMULUS: an anthology of skies, a collaboration with New Zealand poets and photographer Carlos Biggemann.
CUMULUS: an anthology of skies