Tag: Poetry

Poetry Profile – John McCullough

Poetry Profile – John McCullough

John McCullough is an award winning poet, writer and teacher. His poems often blend the physical with the surreal, the sublime with the everyday, never failing to elicit an emotional, instinctual response. His latest book, Panic Response was chosen by The Times for its list 

Poems to grow by

Poems to grow by

“We clamoured to be told the stories she had told us a thousand times before”

Jacqueline Saphra: Poetry Workshop & Reading

Jacqueline Saphra: Poetry Workshop & Reading

Poetic Licence present a workshop and reading with T.S Eliot prize- shortlisted poet Jacqueline Saphra.

iamb ~ poetry seen and heard

iamb ~ poetry seen and heard

“They say the sincerest form of flattery is imitation. Let’s hope, then, that those behind The Poetry Archive – this project’s inspiration – are flattered, sincerely, by what we’re building here: a place for more poetic voices to be heard … literally.” ​~ Mark Antony Owen, Creator 

Poetry comes back to the Pub in Sandford

Poetry comes back to the Pub in Sandford

Poetic Licence are back at the Lamb for an evening of poetry with Devon poets Chrissy Banks and Ysella Sims

you are here

you are here

“This morning I circled the sloping woodland,
its gaping mine shafts, fly-tipped and ivy strangled,
the chimney on its perch, rook-claimed and crumbling.”

A collection of poems about memory identity and belonging, inspired by the rugged beauty of West Devon.

It’s here! Tell Me Something – the Poetic Licence podcast

It’s here! Tell Me Something – the Poetic Licence podcast

We were bowled over by the quality of submissions we received for the inaugural episode of the Tell Me Something podcast. We’ve collected them together and woven your poems and sounds to create an immersive sound journey. Find your safe space, close your eyes and 

Poetry Profile – Kerry Priest

Poetry Profile – Kerry Priest

Kerry Priest is a poet, sound artist and playwright. I caught up with her digitally to talk poetry, life and 2020.

Poetry Profile – Jackie Juno

Poetry Profile – Jackie Juno

Jackie Juno is a former Bard of Exeter and multiple poetry slam winner. Always a big hit with audiences, I caught up with her remotely to find out more about what makes her creative heart tick.

Poetry Profile – Harula Ladd

Poetry Profile – Harula Ladd

Catching up with performance poet Harula Ladd to talk all things poetry and find out what lies ahead now that life is stirring again.

Poetry Profile – Robert Garnham

Poetry Profile – Robert Garnham

Robert Garnham, aka The Professor of Whimsy, has been taking his much-loved brand of LGBT whimsy and humour to UK audiences for over a decade. He’s an inveterate performer at the Edinburgh fringe, a prolific writer and co-host of popular South Devon Spoken Word night 

Love in the time of Covid

Love in the time of Covid

Sonnet 8 ‘And suddenly it’s love, no matter who I’m writing to. It used to be warm wishes, kind regards or yours sincerely. Now it’s lots of love to all with rows of kisses. What’s going on? I only have to watch the news to 

Poetry

Poetry

Greensand You built your home on greensand, chalk-ridged and sister-hilled, dreaming over again your family’s  songlines, in bluebell copses and sunstriped beech woods. But you shook your roots, tapped  and feathered, trailed them west      to where the air was easter-scented  and you were five years