Words out West

Spinning my wheels in space trying to do everything at once Thoughts race Make them stop Part of me just wants to stare and think and marinate *It’s the day after. We had a massive workshop yesterday. A masterclass in writing. It felt like that, perhaps due to our excellent presenter Vicki Bennet. Vicki has […]

Ticking bombs

The clock always ticks I never realised how loudly When time rests in your ability To use it wisely *50 books in ten years. Five books a year. One book every two months. Written, edited at least three times and looked at by beta readers. And then there is the marketing. Is it possible? Not […]

Light is as light does

It has rained overnight Clouds heavy, Pregnant with raindrops Releasing their burden to gravity Tumbling into the sea below Fresh water colliding with salty Skittering over balconies Curtains drawn We all lay asleep At least I did I have never slept as soundly As I do out here In this enormous cradle Rocking me gently […]