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
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
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 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.
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.
Leeds workshop with poet/educators: done. Heading back to London, lamenting the dearth of decent food in UK national train stations.
Lewisham launch: Belinda Zhawi, Sonority Turner and Miriam Nash opened for me. Watch for them all. Hard acts to follow. Joy.
Lewisham launch last night went well. Friends, family and students in the audience. Tomas Čiučelis plucked some strings. Felt blessed.
Damn you, computer… The singularity is approaching. Cue Terminator music. http://t.co/UeIgeVLi
“The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but thought about it. Be aware of the thoughts you are thinking. Separate them from the situation, which is always neutral. It is as it is.” – Eckhart Tolle (via light-essence)
After a day full of admin, email and meetings, I get to get back to the words this evening. Lewisham launch event in a few hours…
“But the few brave ones, both companies and individuals, who risk comfort and safety for a chance at…” http://t.co/5D6GN5tL
“But the few brave ones, both companies and individuals, who risk comfort and safety for a chance at beauty or being able to move someone — they have a potential to gain so much more.” – James Victore — via The Brooks Review
Tongue Fu Podcast 3 f/ Tshaka Campbell, Joe Dunthorne, Francesca Beard and more (+ yours truly). Listen here: http://t.co/uID7GOFE
Stopped off in Foyles earlier this week. Nice boost to see Breaking Silence on the shelves… http://t.co/DEADcYxI