04 Jun 2021 poetry
This was written in a slow single waltz
before the next one
02 Jun 2021 poetry
CW: Very brief allusion to suicidal thoughts
25 May 2021 writing
In a recent post, Austin Kleon writes about how other writers sort through their work:
19 May 2021 red ink
This is a series where I interview poets about their process in regards to a single poem. Today we have the exceptional Stuart Buck, a brilliant poet, illustrator and editor of the very strange and wonderful Bear Creek Gazette. Here is a poem from his new collection, Blue the Green Sky
17 May 2021 writing
I enjoyed Cory Doctorow writing about the lessons he has learned over twenty years of blogging. He describes how quickly the writing practise adds up and how useful it is as an external memory:
07 May 2021 poetry
you ask me, sitting on the smashed roof tiles
and concrete slabs that used to be our home.
We are drinking rainwater and petrol
from a puddle, drying our t-shirts
on the newly exposed wire foundations.
We watch the sky flash orange and violet,
feel the rumbles deep inside our ribcages.
26 Apr 2021 poetry
we teach the AI how we scream feed it all our voices alone release all our agony our grief our childhood trauma buried fears our compressed nightmares absorbed into passive microphones into the night