On Watching A Lemon Sail The Sea by Maggie Harris -Reviewed | The Blue Nib
FacebookTweet ON WATCHING A LEMON SAIL THE SEA BY MAGGIE HARRIS (Cane Arrow Press) I had the luck to watch Maggie Harris launch this collection at Tongue Punch, the Tom Thumb theatre’s monthly poetry night in Margate. The lilting cadences of her not-quite-placeable accent gave a glide and a swoop to her words, sending them […]
Melissa Todd on - Mind The Gap Poetry Podcast. | The Blue Nib
Facebook92Tweet Mind the Gap is a poetry podcast. Each month an ensemble of spoken word artists send recordings of their poetry to Angela Dye: she collates and orders them, a conductor to a discordant, disparate orchestra, allowing their words to enhance each other, the strong and experienced nurturing and reinforcing the weak, together unifying into […]
Colin Dardis - Dogs of Humanity -Reviewed | The Blue Nib
Colin Dardis – Dogs of Humanity Fly On The Wall (www.flyonthewallpoetry.co.uk) ISBN: 978-1-9995986-9-3 42pp Colin Dardis – Dogs of Humanity, explores themes of human society using animals as analogy looking at human interactions, bullying and self-identity. It’s split into two roughly equal sections, one focused on dogs, the second on other animals. In one of …
11 Short story contests you're not too late to enter | The Blue Nib
We all hate it when we miss the deadline for a contest, but if it's happened to you recently, take heart. Here are 11 Short Story Contests you can still enter. Closing dates from July 31st to December 31st.
MAKE TIME FOR POETRY IN YOUR LIFE.
We humans are hardwired for poetry, it inspires us, relaxes us and has in the past acted as a call to action for us. So to ignore poetry would be to deny nourishment to ourselves. But how do we make time in our busy lives for more poetry?
20+ of the most memorable lines of poetry | The Blue Nib
We have selected 20 of the most memorable lines of poetry, lines we hope, that once read will stay with you and inspire you. Where possible we have added links so you can read or listen to the entire poem.
Marilena Zackheos Poetry | The Blue Nib
Marilena Zackheos’ debut poetry collection Carmine Lullabies a little like walking around a familiar room in the dark. The furniture is all there and the same, but the walls and floor are bent and there is a dangerous, insidious, leather-clad voice whispering at you from the shadows.