You’re A Poet, You Just Don’t Know It.

Michael Rosen posted a link on Twitter about how exams ruin poetry. I can attest to this. Both the men in my life claim to hate poetry and yet….one of them has a copy of Rudyard Kipling’s ‘IF’ on his office door and the other wrote a poem about how much he hated poetry –…

Talking to Poets: Guest Poet Roger Stevens in a FunEverser sandwich.

Before I start, I have to let you know I’ve had some complaints. Honestly, poets, so demanding. Anyway,  a certain bearded gentleman who has a way with stuffed stoats and will be appearing on this blog in the very near future, has suggested I should introduce my guests in case you don’t know who they…

Writer’s Tricks: Listen to the FunEverse

Thank you so much for  your marvellous  advice last week  on  Getting Started.  I took it. Most of it. And it had an unexpected outcome. First I had an idea. A little tiny bite size idea for a very silly poem. Chuckling, I wrote it down .  It didn’t hurt at all but I still wasn’t…