'Log In*' by Laura Taylor is Write Out Loud's Poem of the Week

entry picture

This week's Poem of the Week is 'Log In*' by Laura Taylor, a wonderful reflection on a life as seen through both the physical memories held and the clever device of internet security. Laura has created both a moving tribute to the way we remember those we have encountered in life, be it a box of memories under the bed or the password to an online account and the final line is a stroke of utter genius.


Below, Laura answ...

Read and leave comments (11)

News and Opinion

Veteran punk poet John Cooper Clarke explained how he’d been a fan of BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs for 60 years when he appeared on the radio sho...

Read and leave comments (0)

The 31 July deadline is looming for this year's Foyle Young Poets of the Year award for poets aged 11-17, with this year’s judges Jackie Kay and Raymo...

Read and leave comments (0)

Helen Mort will be judging this year’s £1,000 Winchester poetry prize. The deadline is 31 July. More details

Read and leave comments (0)

Well, I hope my recent post sent you off to buy David Constantine’s Collected Poems, and maybe his prose work, too, and possibly the published lecture...

Read and leave comments (1)

A project aimed at creating a poetry map of England and Wales has seen almost 2,000 poems posted in its first month. The four-month Places of Poetry p...

Read and leave comments (0)

If you've ever been released at last from a lengthy illness you know that the world can look different, strangely illuminated. Here's a poem about tha...

Read and leave comments (0)

LZRD is a title that is notable for its absence of vowels. The human brain, so used to recognising words, quickly fills in the blanks. In the poem of ...

Read and leave comments (1)

More articles …
Send your articles to news@writeoutloud.net

Please Make a Donation

We know how valuable and enjoyable you find this site (and do keep telling us).

Please read about donating to Write Out Loud.

Join Write Out Loud

Join Write Out Loud to post your poems, join in the discussions and, optionally, receive our newsletter.

Visit the signup page to create an account.

Recent Activity

Who runs Write Out Loud?

Contact Information

The site is run by a team of volunteers. So please be patient in waiting for replies.

Press releases, articles, gig reviews to news editor, Greg Freeman: news@writeoutloud.net

Poetry/book Reviews editor, reviews@writeoutloud.net

To list events, please submit your event. Queries to: gig@writeoutloud.net

The Poetry Directory of magazines, competitions, publishers, courses, etc. Listings info to: directory@writeoutloud.net.

Moderation, blogging and related issues: moderator@writeoutloud.net

Access/log-in or general enquiries: info@writeoutloud.net

Upcoming Events

Add your gig

open mic event - open mic event    Write Out Loud event - Write Out Loud event

Venue picture - Cultured Coffee

7:00pm at Cultured Coffee - 309 Cleveland Ave, Canton, OH 44702, US

7:00pm at Re-Bar - 1114 Howell St, Seattle, WA 98101, Seattle, US

7:00pm at Gold Room Bar & Grill - 1300 E Tallmadge Avenue, Akron, OH 44310, US

Venue picture - Spider House Ballroom

7:30pm at Spider House Ballroom - 2908 Fruth Street, Austin, TX 78702, US

Venue picture - Cantab Lounge

8:00pm at Cantab Lounge - 738 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA, MA 0239, US

Venue picture - Nuyorican Poets Cafe

9:00pm at Nuyorican Poets Cafe - 236 East 3rd Street, New York, NY 10009, US

10:00pm at Heartland Cafe - 7000 N Glenwood, Chicago, IL 60626, US

Venue picture - In Tune Studio

7:30pm at In Tune Studio - 753 Cherokee Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316, US

7:30pm at Livin Clean Ent - 1539 S. Pulaski Rd, Chicago, 60628, US

View more events …

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Find out more Hide this message