Sun Pier Blue

Written during the Rochester Literature festival 2015, at the Nature Girl workshop hosted by Carol Donaldson. Carol showed us some ideas […]

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GD and the narwhal

This piece was written during Rachael Hale’s writing workshop at the Rochester literature festival. We were asked to select one of the museums […]

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Blandscape

At the opening event of Wandering Words at Creak Creative in Faversham I miss Heard Dan Simpson as he read a poem and the word I heard reminded […]

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MEDWAY SWAN

This is one of a series of poems resulting from a collaboration between Sibel Gul,  a talented photographer based in Rochester, and Derek Sellen, writer. The images all relate to the Medway area. […]

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The Chase

I am struck by themes of ‘blue’ at the moment and want to explore this in a range of poems this weekend at Magna Carta Festival in Faversham. Bluebells still abound, a promise of something more […]

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Swinging High Over Faversham Creek

This poem is a Pantoum. It is a difficult classical form where the 2nd and 4th line of each verse become 1st and 3rd in the next and so on. Each line must hold the same key words and can either […]

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