This week's Poem of the Week is 'The Dolphins Seemed Unfriendly' by Dominic James, an alliterative master-class that drops us in the Med, talks of Paxos and Pan, and is delivered with the unfettered imagination and skill of a true poet. A beautiful piece of writing sure to transport you the way only poetry can - just mind you don't get seasick.
Below Dominic answers our Q&A and reveals some more about his writing proce...
The city of San Francisco declared 24 March ‘Lawrence Ferlinghetti Day’ as the renowned American poet celebrated his 100th birthday on Sunday 24 March...
24th Mar 2019 5:17 pm
The launch of an anthology of poetry against cruel sports will be one of the readings to watch out for at Cheltenham poetry festival, from Thursday 25...
22nd Mar 2019 10:37 pm
Is it worse to live in a city where you can't see a big storm coming until it's right on top of you, or to be out on the plains where you can see it c...
22nd Mar 2019 11:01 am
Stuart Buck is possessed of an astonishing imagination coupled with an enviable ability to birth fully-formed poems of unique, musical, and mind-bendi...
22nd Mar 2019 7:03 pm
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