Category Archives: Poetry

Audience members listening to Witness Stand at the Brighton Marina Car Park

How do we understand identity through listening?

‘From across the city, drifting over land, sea and forgotten sites, comes an invitation to gather, sit and listen together.’ Soooooo, this is exciting… Madeleine Flynn and Tim Humphrey have commissioned writers and sound artists around Brighton to work on Witness Stand, a project which asks Brighton festival goers to the listen to forgotten sites […]

Not being a poet

Grow My clockless days become ringed with a date, A Thursday in April. Coated in a light jacket and heavy nerves, I meet strangers on birdsong-strung hills. My mother always said small talk is not for the gifted, and none of them talk small. Why try? When our feet trample the legends of devils, And […]