I am excited to announce that I have been interviewed by Voyage Minnesota magazine: a stylish magazine featuring entrepreneurs, creative artists and inspirational figures from Minnesota and beyond! You can read my short interview to find out more about what drives me in my creative endeavours, and what is happening with EIF right now. I... Continue Reading →
I am hugely excited to announce the forthcoming publication of the debut poetry collection from Jeff Flesch: Nature Speaks of Love and Sorrow. Jeff was voted Author of The Month at Spillwords for Jan-Feb 2022, is a featured contributor at MasticadoresUSA, and regularly features his poetry on his popular blog 'Develop. Inspire. Transform.' You may... Continue Reading →
I am excited beyond words to announce that Wounds I Healed: The Poetry of Strong Women is now the No.1 Bestselling New Release in Poetry Anthologies in both Paperback and Kindle formats: Chart-topping success! Thank you to everyone who has helped create a buzz around the launch of the anthology, and to all who have... Continue Reading →
It is my pleasure to share with you this recording of Jeff Flesch reading his poem 'Cosmic Arts,' from his forthcoming poetry collection, Nature Speaks of Love and Sorrow, which will be published by EIF. https://youtu.be/_XLgG38mIGE Hear Jeff reading his beautiful poem Jeff & I will be sharing more recordings of his poetry in the... Continue Reading →
‘ Put out the light...But once put out thy lightI know not where is that Promethean heat That can thy light relume’ (Shakespeare, Othello, 5.2.7-13) Lightning blinds usthen shows usthe world in negative:the whites of our eyes darkened andthe black, alight with ire A lightning flashcan down a treeor be the blue touch-paperto tinder-box dry earthkindling... Continue Reading →
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Do you not see the beauty of the trees,how they arch over you, their branches raised, as if in hymns of praisetheir secret voices carried on the breezein the rustle of chlorophyllic leaves?Only everywhere. Could you not stretch out beneath them, look up through their limbs into the lightor shelter from a rainstorm underneaththeir canopy... Continue Reading →
A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of being interviewed by the hugely talented Victoria Onofrei of Bloomsbury Radio for her award-winning 'Victoria in Verse' programme. In the show, Victoria interviews poets about the poetry they love, and the inspiration behind their work. It was a pleasure and an honour to take part in... Continue Reading →
I found jewels in a barnacled crevicewithin the cracked rocks on Cullercoats beachteetering close to the pools like a novicesaltwater gems within reach I found gold in the liminal lightspacein the little-boy-blue of your eyesin the smile on my son’s cherubic facein the sea with its pull, with its sighs I found peace in the... Continue Reading →
What bright darkness gleams atop the oil slick, lights with quartzite glintsthe cut coal seam? What sacred oozes from the bowels of the earth make men richer, turn their hearts to pitchand light the sky on fire? What green rivers of covetousness flow through politicians' pockets, line their tailored suits, close seamssealing their lips forevermore? So when... Continue Reading →
Getting to know meplumbing the depths of this heartcoming up lighter Full of gratitude that this day, three whole years ago, I gave up alcohol. I have never given up on myself since. Wishing everyone a beautiful Sunday. Ingrid Enjoying the sober life! https://www.amazon.com/Wounds-Healed-Poetry-Strong-Women/dp/1739757726/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2R8CN1CCTWQNH&keywords=wounds+i+healed+the+poetry+of+strong+women&qid=1658642348&sprefix=%2Caps%2C135&sr=8-1 More tales of recovery and resilience. Available now!