All posts tagged poem

What is Art?

What is ‘art’? Just think about it for a second. We talk about paintings and drawings, theatre and books and poetry collectively as ‘art’ – but they’re all so different. […]

Clasina Maria Hoornik

I remember when the boatman found you Floating In the Schelde, And plucked you out as if you were A Clump Of damp black hair, Knotted around a shallow drain. […]

Final Stroke – A Found Poem

As anyone who has taken the Modernism module whilst studying English Literature at Queen Mary will know, a Found Poem is created by taking words, phrases and passages from other sources […]

Hole-Heart Boy

into a library of toxins enter the hole-heart boy   on a guanine dice-roll or a meiotic card-shuffle or god’s fingers poking a womb   “don’t we have it lucky?” […]

Last Week

Centimetre by centimetre You opened up a hole in me At the start I barely noticed Until I Was standing at the airport gate Too early leaving you behind And […]

Brotherhood

You snuffed out your cigarette With a cruel stamp Of your twisted foot. The ash spilled out, Out into silence Where air and sweat Mingled with the dying light.   […]

Love & Misadventure by Lang Leav: Reclaiming Simplicity

Love is complicated; ‘Love & Misadventure’ is not. In my opinion, it takes skill to capture such a nuanced experience so well when using such simple, plaintive prose.

London

Adulthood. This is Adulthood. This is a central line train to the end of your life. Change here for a career, or the motherhood line. Please mind the gap between […]

LOYLE CARNER: YESTERDAY’S GONE REVIEW

★★★★ The South London rapper’s accomplished debut album showcases his laid-back style and focus on family. Two years after the release of his EP A Little Late, Loyle Carner provides […]