Just at till

a documentary poem based on true texts Leaving now 15min Here I’m across the road Just at till In café Will wait. No stress That was Thursday’s shopping trip — I love text poems – or SMS poems as I called them in a 2007 incarnation. On a short cob-house building trip to the EasternContinue reading “Just at till”

Things a poet needs: laptop, coffee, soya milk, oats

This poem is based on the day in 2012 when I finally took the plunge and bought a laptop in London. The incessant “£299 on Strand” echoes my personal obsession with the cost of things, which I really am trying to transcend in 2014 (…both the cost of things and the obsession). This close attention to priceContinue reading “Things a poet needs: laptop, coffee, soya milk, oats”

At the moment: £2

Oh, good. For now sultanas are back at 84p. (Bizarrely, they were 92p for a while.) Coffee, my favourite blend, now ONLY £2! That’s a 28p saving but coffee’s not on my list for today… Kiwi fruit – Enjoying those at the moment (since “basic apples” – I know they’re the windfall ones – haveContinue reading “At the moment: £2”