#NaBloPoMo 5 – Michael Longley interview with Krista Tippett

I feel a great sense of weariness as I look at the current political scene. Domestically, in the UK, we … More

Guest blog post: A Mentor: Anthony Glavin, by Mark Granier

Recently, I took our 11-year old boy to see the Turners in the National Gallery of Ireland. These 31 watercolours … More

Lifesaving Poems: Craig Raine’s ‘Heaven on Earth’

Heaven on Earth   Now that it is night, you fetch the wash from outer space,   from the frozen … More

The most read Lifesaving Poems of 2014

Here are the most read Lifesaving Poems of 2014. For the first time I have been able to compare last … More

The most read Lifesaving Poems of 2013

These are the most read Lifesaving Poems posts of 2013.   Mary Oliver, ‘The Journey’ I first read this on … More

The Top 20 Lifesaving Poems

I began writing the¬†Lifesaving Poems¬†series of blog posts in May 2010. The idea was to celebrate the poems that I … More