Category: Poetry

D.H. Lawrence: “We shall stamp our feet with new power”

This is a fantastic piece of prose from one of the most influential writers of the 20th century, D.H. Lawrence.  It’s full of hope, ambition and encouragement to free ourselves...

/ November 9, 2017

‘An open mic night changed my life’ – Manchester poet Tony Walsh on carving a career from a sideline

I’m not sure if Tony Walsh was a household name in the UK or not before he delivered his poem This Is The Place at a remembrance service the day after the...

/ August 21, 2017
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Poem: Stoic 101

Stoic 101 What did you expect that the winds would howl around all others and leave you unruffled Or for the Suns Ray’s to travel light-years to warm you and...

/ July 21, 2017

Poem: To Be

This is a poem inspired by the work above from Canadian artist, Steve Smith. To Be by Steven Thomas You next to me gentle breeze the ebb and flow of...

/ March 11, 2017

Poem: Keith Moon on Drums

Keith Moon on Drums By Steven Thomas via GIPHY You should’ve seen Keith Moon on drums, Son Banging them pots with rapid swots Fantastic elastic attached to his body a...

/ February 2, 2017

Poem: The Work That Matters

The Work That Matters by Steven Thomas There’s method in the madness nothing really happens without the work that matters Face the hard part get to where your heart can...

/ January 14, 2017