Don’t miss this dual launch!
Malvern is healing/
veined and arterial, blue-blooded fault lines/
deep in the jointure/
trickling down through the layers of time.
(extract from ‘Malvern Water’)
The 2021 edition of Worcestershire LitFest Flash Fiction Anthology, ‘Carrots, Cream and Death’ launched in December 2021. Super short, short stories. Engaging stories of no more than 300 words – well-written and entertaining – order now as birthday or any sort of celebratory gift. Please note: we are unable to despatch to destinations outside theContinue reading “Launch of Carrots, Cream and Death”
Wide of eye, gurning in apparent pain, he would pace…
Every day I take care to walk
on the other side of the street
to catch sight of my Cathedral
rearing up, misty-veiled,
sliding past as I walk on…
From the moment we are born, we begin to die. Mum tells me this, holding my hand, big fat tears falling like wingless angels before the procession. Carrots, Cream, and Detah – Jamie D. Stacey
Leena Batchelor invites you to the launch of her Worcestershire Poet Laureate collection of poems, Pearl Blades and Painted Silks: The Language of Fans 1pm Sunday 19 September 2021 – a celebration of poetry written in her Worcestershire Poet Laureate year. Leena and her guests plan an entertaining afternoon. Leena says ‘There will be fizzContinue reading “Launch of Poet Laureate collection”
A big thank you to Mad Hatter Reviews for the review of Polly Stretton’s ‘The Alchemy of 42’. Always good to see a review in which the reviewer has read and clearly understood the contents of a poetry collection 😊 So, thank you to Beth O’Brien. We’re glad you enjoyed ‘The Alchemy of 42’. YouContinue reading “Thank you”