Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Reading at the Thirsty Dog, Auckland

Poetry Live has regular performances and open mike at theThirsty Dog on the K. Road in Auckland. Tuesday 30th August was the launch of the 4th collection of poetry read at Poetry live.

I read two poems, "Amelia" which is published in Live Lines 4 and "Pasifika Queen Mab".

Monday, August 22, 2011

Individuation / Assimilation

>Language>Place Blog Carnival edition #9: individuation/assimilation features the blog entry Pasifica Queen Mab as one of the exhibits. I have found great delight in exhibits in the various blog carnivals - if you have not visited one before, take the chance when you can.

Friday, August 19, 2011

Live Lines IV launch

Live Lines IV is off to the printers and Poetry Live are organising the launch, which will be on August 30th at Poetry Live at the Thirsty Dog, K Road, Auckland.

"Amelia" will be published in Live Lines IV.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Heat and Sound - Development of a Poem

Heat and Sound was written over a long period with several revisions. I put the following together for a fellow writer to show how the poem developed from the original draft to the piece as it currently exists.


I tend to agree with the comment that poems are not finished, they are abandoned, so this may not be the last ever version, but that is not the intention of this entry.