A certain actor, Irish, 34
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… we were the greater good, but not today. You’re late for work, hung-over and out of milk, And your raging is just like cotton replacing silk. You’ve had a fairy-tale set up; now look this chapter is from an accountant’s book. Baby-boomers said the sky’s… Continue reading Star Wars
The Call for Papers (CFP) for the Tolkien Society Seminar went live recently. The Seminar is an annual academic event, coinciding with the Leeds International Medieval Congress and taking place in the same city. Over in excess of 30 years it has been a stimulating and inclusive space for discussion. This year’s CFP invites potential… Continue reading Tolkien Society Seminar Call for Papers
Safe in the pride of being demonised, “Yes, I am that as well.” Or anything to set my kin apart from any kind you might possess. I swear you silent now. For me the moon-high hares leapt in the dewy grass: Us, whose hands were reckoned lucky charms, We shall not stand supine, neither hair… Continue reading HandHeld 2: Ruthwell Cross
We live with our hands and by our hands, but sometimes we so desperately want to hold someone else’s. Here’s what some of that want feels like.
Some of these poems are childish, some have been online before, but all are true. Like Carol Anne Duffy’s ‘Rapture’, though somewhat bob-tailed, this is an inloveness recorded.
How would Marie de France really end her lay?
A present to the beguiling Abi and Skye, and the cast of ‘Lanval’ for a glorious run of the show.