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...
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...
21st Jul 2019 11:01 pm
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...
15th Jul 2019 3:21 pm
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...
15th Jul 2019 10:22 am
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...
17th Jul 2019 11:51 pm
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 ...
21st Jul 2019 11:01 pm
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