Raffles Girls School, 42 geography/literature students, poems about home. Sounds like a good Saturday afternoon to me.

Raffles Girls School, 42 geography/literature students, poems about home. Sounds like a good Saturday afternoon to me.

#ff @Venture_Award – because you like to support new poetry initiatives and awards…

#ff @Venture_Award – because you like to support new poetry initiatives and awards…

Catching up with miscellaneous tasks. Mac1 in Covent Garden may be able to resurrect the old MacBook Pro for fair monies. Fingers crossed.

Catching up with miscellaneous tasks. Mac1 in Covent Garden may be able to resurrect the old MacBook Pro for fair monies. Fingers crossed.

#ff @Natteitler for literature, literary activism and advocacy of youth arts/activism. ‘Nuff said.

#ff @Natteitler for literature, literary activism and advocacy of youth arts/activism. ‘Nuff said.

Nanyang Girls represent, represent! Science and geography students can write poems too… (and thank you for the gift) http://t.co/ij2LqrQI

Nanyang Girls represent, represent! Science and geography students can write poems too… (and thank you for the gift) http://t.co/ij2LqrQI

Fingers poised to mail or text? Take the time, make a phone call instead… #notetoself

Fingers poised to mail or text? Take the time, make a phone call instead… #notetoself

More work with poetry for teachers in Nottingham today. Felt like an alien life form (floaty creative eccentric) until smiles at the end…

More work with poetry for teachers in Nottingham today. Felt like an alien life form (floaty creative eccentric) until smiles at the end…

More work with poetry for teachers in Nottingham today. Felt like an alien life form (floaty creative eccentric) until smiles at the end…

More work with poetry for teachers in Nottingham today. Felt like an alien life form (floaty creative eccentric) until smiles at the end…

francine j. harris, "Between Old Trees" – there’s a rain formed. it has a face that reminds you of hills. it… http://t.co/4l7mrnoK

francine j. harris, “Between Old Trees” – there’s a rain formed. it has a face that reminds you of hills. it… http://t.co/4l7mrnoK

francine j. harris, "Between Old Trees"

there’s a rain formed. it has a face that reminds you
of hills. it has a country you could name if you were smarter. it has a kind of mouth. it seems wrecked from all the commotion of a windstorm. it has tear ducts, and what does that say about you. …

Would love to see more previews of poems on publishers’ websites. Reading a striking description for a collection just isn’t enough.

Would love to see more previews of poems on publishers’ websites. Reading a striking description for a collection just isn’t enough.

Today, St Joseph’s Convent School from Singapore. They laughed, wrote poems and gave me bookmarks. http://t.co/0GYjAmku

Today, St Joseph’s Convent School from Singapore. They laughed, wrote poems and gave me bookmarks. http://t.co/0GYjAmku

Next gig: "Fly Me To The Moon" @ Open Arts Cafe, W1H 5AU. Thursday 24th November, 19.30. More info: http://t.co/bw281FHa

Next gig: “Fly Me To The Moon” @ Open Arts Cafe, W1H 5AU. Thursday 24th November, 19.30. More info: http://t.co/bw281FHa

UK Youth: the cost of the cuts (via The Guardian), featuring Stephanie ‘Sonority’ Turner, and Barbican Young Poets – http://t.co/qGzOjNey

UK Youth: the cost of the cuts (via The Guardian), featuring Stephanie ‘Sonority’ Turner, and Barbican Young Poets – http://t.co/qGzOjNey

Tuesday morning worker-beats, courtesy of Defekto, via Finest Ego… Listen here: http://t.co/tXFBpN8B

Tuesday morning worker-beats, courtesy of Defekto, via Finest Ego… Listen here: http://t.co/tXFBpN8B

The fact that I’m still upright has to be proof of mind over matter? 2 hours sleep, full day’s worth of workshop… #donttrythisathome

The fact that I’m still upright has to be proof of mind over matter? 2 hours sleep, full day’s worth of workshop… #donttrythisathome

The adults who (conquered their fears) and performed deserve applause. The others were equally as capable, but didn’t quite get there.

The adults who (conquered their fears) and performed deserve applause. The others were equally as capable, but didn’t quite get there.

The kids of today are the adults of tomorrow. Spent the day working a corporate poetry workshop. Amazing how resistant adults can be.

The kids of today are the adults of tomorrow. Spent the day working a corporate poetry workshop. Amazing how resistant adults can be.

RT @RWW: How To Google Your Exact Words http://t.co/qrnDA6WY

RT @RWW: How To Google Your Exact Words http://t.co/qrnDA6WY

Dear six hour workshop: you’re not long enough. In the future, we may have to stretch you to eight.

Dear six hour workshop: you’re not long enough. In the future, we may have to stretch you to eight.