I’ve written rather a lot of poetry since March of this year, when the pandemic really started to take hold worldwide. I think the lockdown gave me the creative space I needed to connect with my poetic muse. I often take excerpts from my poems and make them into ‘poetry cards’ to share on Instagram. I had a look back at these cards, and found they made quite an evocative slideshow, so I’m sharing this today in honour of a strange year which brought me back to poetry. You can find most of the poems quoted here in the EIF poetry archives. If a particular poem is missing, that’s because I plan to feature it in a forthcoming publication.
Watch this space for more of my poetry in 2021. Also look out for me on Twitter, where I will be attempting to Tweet one new and original poem for every day of the forthcoming year!