THIRD PRIZE WINNER - SENTINEL LITERARY
POETRY COMPETITION (OCTOBER 2009)
There's a different aura round this
pots of flowers in courtyards,
I'm here, up here, the second to left -
golden haired, intricate,
You'd think us identical, sculpted in
Most of the others gaze up at the sky,
peer down at the ground.
It was wildly modern back then -
recitals and colonies, trenches and
the decline of opulent men...
Words in my head are revolving like
to a different nook,
a water front and a slow white sea.
I should be home.
Tell me, is Rome yet famous for geese?
Do trains still pass Chillon's walls?
You might look up through the dust at
I'm there, on the left;
ESSAYS & REVIEWS
West Sussex where she is a creative writing tutor. She also
supports several local writing groups and runs an Arts Cafe.
Her first poetry collection 'Boy's Story' was issued, with
original music, as a CD. Two further collections have been
published by Oversteps Books - 'Bee Purple' and 'Frost
Hollow'. Her work has been widely published in small press
magazines and online. She is currently working on a new
collection. Her poem,
"The God of Allotments" won Third Prize in the Sentinel
Literary Quarterly Poetry Competition (July 2009)