Hello Wyld Souls, For the last few months I have been running an online nature-based poetry circle called Wyld Words. For each session we write individually and as a group based on a nature being or ecosystem, it has been a magical journey so far as we voyaged through moss and rockpools. Some beautiful poemsContinue reading “Wyld Words- Rockpools”
For those who dwell where they are not appreciated. May you find your place to bloom. Bolted, like a plant too eager to bloom Now stretched out, gone to seed and Full of the bitterness of pressure And changeable weather. Hack me back to my roots Take the seeds of potential Which I have quietlyContinue reading “A Weed’s Farewell”
Another tree inspired poem. This poem was birthed at the first meeting of the Red Writing Circle, an outdoor poetry circle for folk who identify as women. This project is being run with the lovely Poppy Jones – a fabulous poet and champion for women’s voices in poetry. The prompt was to find a spaceContinue reading “Wild Woman of the Trees”
Today I found a beautiful evergreen tree, curled up onto one of it’s branches and listened to the rain, this poem came to me. I hope that you enjoy this love letter to the wise watchers, those trees that just make you gape in awe at their timelessness. Here is a recording from the branchesContinue reading “In the Arms of the Evergreen (Poem)”
Written after a snorkelling expedition off Plymouth Hoe where I discovered a beautiful little nook where some tiny Pollack fry were floating in a bed of lush, green algae! It was so beautiful and so peaceful to just float and observe this tiny microcosm of life! Being underwater is such a nourishing and connecting spaceContinue reading “Poem: Ebb & Flow”
This poem arose from an experience I had at This Earth Gathering, 2018.
I wrote this the evening that I returned home from four days living out on Dartmoor and had emerged from my bath.
This poem was written as part of a Creative Writing & Poetry Workshop run by Jackie Juno as This Earth Gathering 2018, the prompt was to write a poem to introduce ourselves to the group.