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POETRY PUBLICATIONS

You can read a poem from each of these publications by clicking on the cover images.



 

SURRENDER

Full collection published by Five Leaves, 2022

Poems which explore how we connect and disconnect in the ‘Great Game’ of Life – with the past, place, work, nature, the animal world and ultimately, with others – in an exploration of what it means to be human.

To buy Surrender, please contact me. Copies cost £10 + P&P.

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THE SKY, HEAD ON

Full collection published by Shoestring Press, 2009

Poems about a range of subjects, including school, Wordsworth, Byron, buses, cappuccino and shaving off beards.

You can read reviews of The Sky, Head On here.

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LAUREATE LINES

Published by Derbyshire County Council, 2007

A collection of all the poems written as Derbyshire Poet Laureate.

You can read reviews of Laureate Lines here.

I still have a few copies left – if you would like to buy one please contact me.

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STILL BREATHING

Pamphlet collection published by Five Leaves, 2006

A sequence of poems about the life, death and loss of a parent.

You can read reviews of Still Breathing here.

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FIGHTING TALK

Full collection published by Headland Publications, 2005

Includes poems inspired by anger, conflict, intimidation,

but never resignation.

You can read reviews of Fighting Talk here.

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SOMETHING THE HEART CAN'T HOLD

Pamphlet collection published by Poetry Nottingham Publications, 2003

Poems about, among other things, love, elocution, the amaryllis, a local murder, loss and ducks.

You can read reviews of Something the Heart Can't Hold here.

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