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Poetry

I regularly read my poetry aloud, but I've also been published in a few magazines and things.

Here's some tasters of what I've written:

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Inspired by a modern art piece in Wellington that I didn't understand.

Published in Idle Ink

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Part 2 of a pair of love centos, based on poems by Maya Angelou.

 

Archived from Adjacent Pineapple

Image by Sophie McNicol

Braces are the worst, am I right?

 

Archived from Oletangy Review.

Metal Hell

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Burns' Tae a Mouse, but it's told from the mouse's point of view

Published in Ogilvie Review

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A poem about the true value of our possessions

 

Published in Ariel Chart

Image by Kevin Main

A poem about, as the title suggests, Black Friday. 

Published in Minus Paper

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A fraught yet defensive love poem.

Published in Minus Paper

Image by Nina Soto

A poem of ten lines about me.

Archived from Seakay's Guide

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A love poem about going steady

Published on Medium.com

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Part 1 of a pair of love centos, based on poems by Maya Angelou.

 

Archived from Adjacent Pineapple

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A small part of a collaborative performance with Sonnet Youth.

Check out the video here

I Write Because

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For my mother, who's been a great support to me throughout my life.

Published in Idle Ink

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A prose poem about overcoming the heartbreak from a brief affair.

 

Originally published Inventives Magazine, now on Medium.com