I spent time this week creating a poem-installation for the Waterweek 2019 Vital Water Exhibition at Gallery North in Hailsham.
In writing the dailiness of life, the reality releases the dream of perfection. In my own writing practice, I've returned to the ground of my everyday life - journalling with the daily reality of my material circumstances. I've found an excitement in exploring the brevity of the sonnet form, and the openness of its contemporary innovations, to make poetry from my world.
This week's writing practice has been grounded in the realities of my daily life. Journalling & free-writing became a starting point for developing a poetic response in exploring the sonnet form through contemporary experimentation.
Undone tongue find glistens my shivering heart undone soul my find won't my tongue: words seamless glistens. come undone. tongue seamless won't soul; heart my cold glistens - seamless heart won't find! seamless tongue undone undone heart: words words words cannot - undone come. I find my shivering, seamless, undone tongue my cannot tongue undone … Continue reading Undone Tongue