A Poem: ‘Rewrite (For Leonora Carrington)’

Rewrite For Leonora Carrington Come over for dinner, sit at my table– it’s a few years late, I know, but come over dead, what little remains of your flesh hanging from yellowing bones. I’ve always found the dead better company than the living. Madness is welcome in this house, too; madness abounds in this house, … More A Poem: ‘Rewrite (For Leonora Carrington)’

Poetry at the Room – Tonight’s Readings

Saturday 3 October 2015 Poetry at The Room, 33 Holcombe Road, Tottenham Hale, N17 9AS (at 7.30) will feature a reading by James Byrne, Sarah Law, Kate Bingham and Anouche Sherman – hosted by Irina Jauhiainen. (£5 entry plus donation for refreshment) James Byrne James Byrne is a poet, editor, translator and Lecturer in poetry at Edge … More Poetry at the Room – Tonight’s Readings

There’s Always Some Sort of Blues Playing in the Streets of Big Cities

Sometimes poetry is the only thing that can set you free. I live and breathe literature. I can’t even remember the exact moment I first decided I wanted to become a writer, but it was around the time I learnt to write – perhaps the age of six. Since, I have been through phases with … More There’s Always Some Sort of Blues Playing in the Streets of Big Cities