My poem, ‘the hair salon’ has been published in Not Very Quiet journal, a twice yearly online journal for women’s poetry. Issue 8 was themed, Mask and there are an array of interesting responses from poets for you to read. https://not-very-quiet.com/2021/03/14/the-hair-salon/
So thrilled to have a poem in Cordite Poetry Review amongst such a fab line-up. Big thanks to Winnie Dunn for selecting my poem ‘The Beauty Police’. http://cordite.org.au/poetry/brownface/the-beauty-police/
Underground Writers have just released their #free to download Horror issue with the striking cover design by artist, Linus Andersson @nplillustration. It is a pleasure to have my poem ‘Carnal Rites’ showcased in this issue along with Zachary Benn, Caitlin Kelly, Ciara Peg Condren, and Jayde Robinson-Clancy. Underground Writers pay their contributors from donations byContinue reading “Horror”
Thank you to Poetry On The Move for including me in their Well-Known Corners project. International and Domestic poets were asked to respond to the concept of ‘home’ as a result of Covid-19. My poem ‘Contain’ was inspired by a ceramic bamboo bowl that triggered a memory of travel abroad. You can read it here:Continue reading “Well-Known Corners – Poetry On The Move”
Creatrix 49 Poetry The poem ‘How to Stay Put’ was my response to the domesticity we all underwent during the March/April shutdown. The home became the focus with a flurry of vegetable growing and homemade produce. I drew my inspiration from the Victory Gardens that were an essential part of feeding the population during WorldContinue reading “Creatrix no. 49 Poetry”
The poem ‘Mine’ draws from the loss of a child and the exploitation of the land through gold mining. I drew inspiration from my Italian grandmother who wore black in mourning and gold earrings.