Published in The Lampeter Review issue 11. Click here to read a PDF copy of the issue (my poem is on page 106).
Published on Antiphon issue 12: summer 2014. Click here to read.
Published on Ink, Sweat & Tears: Aug 2014. Click here to read.
Also published in Beyond the Tune (Soundswrite Press: 2014).
Published on London Grip New Poetry: June 2014. Click here to read.
Published on Antiphon issue 10: March 2014. Click here to read.
Sin É was highly commended in the Gregory O’Donoghue competition 2013 and published in Southword supplement 23A. Click here to read.
a scent, his sweat, bottled
captured essence of violation
base note, fear, it lingered
on my skin, reeked impotence.
I was thankful when he faded.
tisane, his tears infused
wormwood, myrrh, angelica, gentian;
bitter on the stomach,
I drank him honey-sweetened.
pixellated, news-real blood,
scarlet spatters on his prison pallor,
fleshing out my naïve images, when
I preferred impressions.
in song, his caged words, released
between bar lines on airwaves,
the unmistakable cadence;
I recognised the bottom line.
Published in Under the Radar issue 9 (Nine Arches Press Feb 2012)
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