Tuesday, 29 September 2015

International Exiles

Of course they're not
Simulating terror
Crossing the border
From one country to the next

Vibrating in fear
through rain
and gunfire
criss-crossing into brutal rhythms
across a gutted reflection

choking on echoes

screaming walkways

Choosing to sleep in the freezing air
looking at the camera
stone eyed

Pursuing hope
before their lives ebb into pieces.

(For those at Calais) 

Sunday, 27 September 2015

Write Out Loud - Stockport @ Enchantment Exhibition, Stockport Art Gallery 26 and 27 September 2015

 Dear all;

A poem of mine 'Lighthouses in the Mist' and others including
a piece by my good friend Gray Nicholls among others from
Stockport's Write Out Loud group which meets monthly at
Stockport Art Gallery have appeared at a new exhibition
called Enchantment on 26 September and 27 September 2015.

I popped down yesterday and with permission took the following