Happy Easter everyone, I hope you're all up to your eyeballs in chocolate and are enjoying the fine weather? We're celebrating the rebirth of our Celebrating Change project with a brand-new guest editor for this blog. Amy Kinsman is a poet from Manchester. As well as being founding editor of Riggwelter Press, they are also … Continue reading Callout for submissions!!
For our penultimate poem selected by guest editor Jessie Joe Jacobs, here comes an 'austerity ballad' from Adrian McRobb. Deeper In Debt… Another day in a small grey town The rain as usual pouring down Sodden people standing in queues Reading papers full of yesterdays news In near empty bars staff idly wipe glasses Beer! … Continue reading Deeper In Debt by Adrian McRobb
This seventh selected poem by Maria Stadnicka contains some positive words of advice for moving forward into a better world. Movement If we want the world to move forward, we must hold hands. Documenting the pain and the joy, on the same page, with water, with fire, with ashes not with ink. Freedom … Continue reading Movement by Maria Stadnicka