Happy New Year (and please note…)

Well, here we are: 2017.  What possibilities are before us! NB: Due to the holiday period, the restructuring of the (new-ish) website has fallen behind, but should be ready for “lift off” at the start of next week. In the meantime, any pitches (or submissions) as pertain to short stories, poetry (of all kinds), or…

Tuesday Tunes – Poetry Through Music, #1, 2016

[Image from galleryhip] [Inspired by Sia’s “Chandelier”:] Strange, this newness. Had thought she’d be reborn: so much hype. Like expecting a butterfly to materialise from a handful of dust.  Overlooking that life/death divide; bitter contradiction. Can a person rebirth themselves? A quickening from cold history: such a tempting possibility. But the new… That’s the ingredient she’d…

Sunday Sonnet [with Alternative Rhyme-Scheme], #1, 2016

[Image from source] Broken dream blinked out with a fairy light bulb: black nothingness amid the masses, their illumination taunting; so bright their “other”.  (Should have known each wish, it smashes another piece of Hope, hacks off a chunk, when it’s swept away with the dead needles from the pine; sucked into dust – clunk, inside…