All posts tagged poem

Sien with Cigar Sitting on the Floor near Stove (1882) - Vincent Van Gogh

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. […]

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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 […]

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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?” […]

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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 […]

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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.   […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Embrace of Snow.

Gravestones protruded from the ground like milk teeth. An old, grey man stuttered up the hillside path, avoiding the overgrowth. Hunched over his cane, his withered hands shook but he […]