Me, poetry, and stuff

This is my poetry site from now on. I have given up on myspace. Their “improvements” kept killing my links and losing my posts. I did have over a quarter of a million hits on my poetry blog while I was posting there, and made some great friends, and had a lot of fun (Burning Effigy’s Advice Column is a treasured memory, as was “The Big Ugly”) so the decision to leave it was not taken lightly.

I can be found fart-arsing around on facebook, but here is where I will be posting my poetry. Read, subscribe, comment or not, entirely as you wish. I am creating an e-chapbook of the poems of mine I think are worth sorting out into one place, for me as much as anyone else. I shall also add new ones occaisionally. I’m only including a couple of poems from “The Beautiful Octopus Club” as a taster because I still hope one day to find someone to publish them as a chapbook.

To encourage any publishers who stumble across this, here are some facts about my poetry…

Over a quarter of a million hits for my poetry blog on myspace.
Published in over 20 ezines.
Published in print in The Argus Newspaper, Poetry Monthly (last print edition) The Copeland Love Poems Collection, Alabaster & Mercury Volume One, Heroin Love Songs Volume One, The Plebian Rag Volume One, ETC Volume 65 no 3.
Shortlist of 20 for the 2010 Erbacce Poetry Prize.

I shall add other stuff and links that interest me as I come across them.



4 responses to “Me, poetry, and stuff

  1. You can certainly see your enthusiasm in the work you write. The world hopes for even more passionate writers like you who aren’t afraid to say how they believe. Always follow your heart.

  2. This is a matter near to my heart cheers, where are your contact details though?

  3. Youre so cool! I dont suppose Ive read something like this before. So good to search out any person with some unique thoughts on this subject. realy thank you for starting this up. this website is something that is needed on the internet, someone with a little bit originality. useful job for bringing one thing new to the internet!

  4. It’s hard to find knowledgeable individuals on this subject, however you sound like you realize what you’re talking about! Thanks

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