It begins …

The 24-Hour Poem competition is now underway. Some good challenges, but nothing insurmountable, I think. Although I had to reassure a few people that one of the words was in fact the word written and not a much more common word that differs by one letter. (Note to self: don’t put the tricksy words first …

Don’t Panic!

Just a quick post to reassure those of you who have been emailing me to say you can’t access the competition page. The page has been taken offline so I can enter the ten words there and set everything to post automatically at midnight. It will reappear again as soon as the competition starts. (Incidentally, …

Coming soon – the CPC Spring 2019 Poetry in Performance readings!

I know winter feels as though it will never depart, but it will. There are buds just starting to colour on my plum trees, the blackbirds are fighting for territory, and every time I turn around there seems to be another flourish of jonquils. But even more certainly a harbinger of spring-to-come, it is now …