Category Archives: Loose Muse

Launched!

The Loose Muse Anthology has launched…. … at the Whitechapel Gallery Not so long ago I was jumping about because I had received my very first writing commission and now the book is here! It is the first anthology published … Continue reading

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Backwards and forwards in true, poetic rhythm

Looking back I realise that 2011 was the year I became a poet. I’d been writing poetry for years before, but 2011 was the year I began to believe. Now, if asked, it is what I say I am – … Continue reading

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Not attached!

It really is sod’s law. I finally pluck up the courage to declare the five commissioned poems (the miracle of being commissioned by Agnes Meadows to contribute to the first Loose Muse anthology still hasn’t truly sink in) as finished, … Continue reading

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I just have to tell somebody…

Today is a great day! I have received my first commission! Someone not only wants me to write some poems – they are willing to pay for them – that’s right – real money. If you could see me now … Continue reading

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Entries and eulogies

Just come  back from a great writing session. The mix of styles in the Wednesday group is impressive, as is the combined accolades won by group members. Entries were being compiled for the Slough Arts Festival as the closing date … Continue reading

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Still Buzzing

Still Buzzing I am still on a high. I know it was a small triumph in the greater scheme of things – in fact in the greatest scheme, hardly even a blip – but considering how short a time it … Continue reading

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Loose Muse is brilliant!

What an experience! It was an inspiring night. The open mike poems were varied and inspiring from ceilings falling in to the intricacies of eating river snails. Brilliant and funny and sad and, most of all, entertaining. My spot was … Continue reading

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