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I'm a poet and writer dealing with themes of , and . I am also a youth workshop leader.

Lost in wordless space
Shake my fist, scream in silence
Absence echoes on.

What a fun quote: “If you tell people you’re a poet, people think you’re off your rocker,” she said. At certain points in her life, “it felt like telling someone I was a witch or something.”

nytimes.com/2022/05/06/books/a

#OtD 7 May 1974, hundreds of East African Asian women at Imperial Typewriters in Leicester, England were on unofficial strike against pay and differential conditions to white workers. Despite lasting ‘til August, the strike was unsuccessful

Yesterday marked the first anniversary of the release of the anthology of on

I am very pleased to have a poem included, entitled 'Sanctuary'. More information can be found via Black Pear Press, at the link below.

blackpear.net/print-and-ebooks

Is there a way to edit alt text when you've already posted an image?

Even when somebody is not shouting about their loss, they may still be experiencing . Over time, the bereaved gain proficiency in walking wounded.

can be a predatory field. The Writers' Guild of Great Britain is putting their foot down and calling for an end to this practice.

Further details here: writing.ie/news/writers-unions

This may seem like a trivial thing, but please re-consider using the word 'refugees' when you're coming over from other sites. It's easy to not put much thought into our words, but for a lot of people here, 'refugee' carries a really heavy implication that's being diminished seeing it used for people switching social media sites.

The fediverse at large - not just .art - is a very diverse place full of beautiful people trying to look out for each other in a caring environment. Let's be kind <3

Over the various lockdowns, I had the privilege of doing online workshops with the - he introduced me to the work of Antonio Machado, and then I discovered this song, based on one of Machado's poems.

'Pathmaker, there is no path. You make the path by walking.'

youtu.be/QHcypSLIp_A

@deyang Great pic! Love a good stepping stones image, even though they can be tricky to walk on when you have a balance problem. :)

Visited a local Japanese garden today. Perfect place to take a header pic.

I quit Twitter a few months ago. I'm wondering whether this might become a new addiction. Haven't quite got the hang of it yet, though.

Apparently this is a good way to meet new people. Post 5-7 interests that aren't in your profile as tags so they are searchable. Then boost this post or repeat its instructions so others know to do the same.







Apparently this is a good way to meet new people. Post 5-7 interests that aren't in your profile as tags so they are searchable. Then boost this post or repeat its instructions so others know to do the same.





I am very proud of this essay. It took me three years to find a home for it, but I think it was worth it.

greythoughts.info/clubpieces/a

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