Category Archives: poetry

Seven Tankas of my arrival…

(Inspired by The daily post weekly writing challenge Full Tanka) The year I was born, The miners had gone on strike, From womb I was torn, White room full of white strangers, Privacy comodified.   Nineteen eighty four, Coal coated … Continue reading

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Road-testing Facebook as a cure for writer’s block.

I’ve felt the inclination to write some poetry for days now, but have been creatively crippled by both writer’s block and the thesis looming over my head demanding that I knuckle down and make a start on it… So I … Continue reading

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Jeepney in Olongapo.

I spent some of last year conducting social research in the Philippines last year, and Sadly didn’t write as much as I should have whilst there.  I attempted to conjure some of my experiences the other day and give them … Continue reading

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