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Pestilence Poems

Pestilence Poems

Scottish poet Hugh McMillan has popped up a video reading I made of my poem 'Words' into the February Backroom of his Pestilence Poems series. Tricky things, Words, we continue to discover - or not. It's a fine series, Pestilence Poems - take a look at the others. And...

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Ink Sweat and Tears

Ink Sweat and Tears

Here's a poem up today - my debut appearance on the excellent Ink Sweat & Tears; 'New Craft', my only performance as the daring old man in the flying campervan: I’m taking delivery of a house that flies. Wish us well, and hope it will respond to our touch...  ...

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Late Love Poems at Ludlow Fringe online

Late Love Poems at Ludlow Fringe online

Steve Griffiths' Late Love Poems video, filmed by Eamon Bourke, is being shown on the Ludlow Fringe online during the second half of August. A selection from the poems appears in 'Weathereye; Selected Poems'. They were originally published as 'Late Love Poems'...

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Latest on Lockdown: are we up yet? Not yet, son.

Latest on Lockdown: are we up yet? Not yet, son.

Well, we’re up a gum tree with Covid-19.   Readings from Weathereye: Selected Poems cut off in their prime.    I managed to get one in at the excellent Imperial Hotel, Merthyr in February; just as the door was shutting, a reading at Oriel Môn Llangefni was virtually...

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Late Love Poems – The Films

Late Love Poems – The Films

In 2015, I was awarded an Arts Council England grant to work with film-maker Eamon Bourke of Park6Films to create 30 short films of performances of poems from my collection Late Love Poems, published by Cinnamon Press in 2016. The resulting films were...

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