Reading: ‘Mother of Creation’ by RedCat

Today's reading is a wonderful chant-poem from the poet RedCat, one of a series of chants and incantations which lead into the finale of The Anthropocene Hymnal: 'Mother of Creation' read by RedCat RedCatRedCat's love for music and dance sings clearly in The Poet's Symphony (Raw Earth Ink, 2020). Passion for playing rhythms and rhymes,... Continue Reading →

Festina lente – Hurry up and wait

I don’t write poems slowly:I’ve only twenty minutes before the kids get upyou see, I’m raising two pueris aeternaand I guess, puella aeterna, you could have once called me...Not nowI’ve learned the value of the slow. I’ve been reading Dorothy Wordsworth’s journals, how her brotherspent weeks, months or even yearsdrafting a poem (what luxury!)and how... Continue Reading →

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