What you read in 2015

This blog would be nothing without its readers. Thank you to everyone who stopped by, made a comment or a … More

Inside Lifesaving Poems 5

An artist needs not so much an audience, as to feel a need to answer, a promise to respond. Robert … More

Why it’s called Love for Now

Love for Now did not begin with an idea but an illness. As I have written elsewhere, there wasn’t a plan. I … More

Lifesaving Poems: Deryn Rees-Jones’s ‘What It’s Like To Be Alive’

Last week I read Antony Dunn‘s marvellous essay about his poetics, ‘To Tell You the Truth’ (from In Their Own … More

The Next Big Thing: some questions about Love for Now

The Next Big Thing I have been been tagged by poet and blogger Abegail Morley to answer set questions relating to my memoir … More