Curiouser Magazine is a bi-annual literary journal founded in September 2020 by Thomas Bailey. It was created out of a love for intriguing short fiction that explores – by fantastical means – what it is to be human. My poem ‘The Chemistry of Painted Ships’ appears in Curiouser Magazine https://curiousermag.com/
My poem ‘Stinkhorn’ appears in The Alchemy Spoon https://www.alchemyspoon.org/ the poem based on the mushroom of the same name, also known as ‘witches’ eggs’ and is a bit influenced by the Onion Poem from the Exeter Book of Riddles.
My poem ‘Gate of the Gods’ appears in the candlemas 2021 edition of Lovecraftiana Rhymed, strictly metered and narrative, Also featuring stories, poetry and art by:Josef DesadeFrancis ErdmanGlynn Owen BarrassDavid A RileyM SternG LargeBryn ForteyMatt SpencerDean WirthSteven J. AlvarezMatthew WilsonMichael BalletiJames Toeken
My poem, ‘October’s End’, Has been published in Mirror Dance. http://www.mirrordancefantasy.com/2021/01/octobers-end.html The poem lays out a landscape of history and memory. When I was eighteen, and an art student, I walked everywhere. Life had a rhythm of spending the days painting and the evenings in country pubs and that life persisted for perhaps three or... Continue Reading →
My poem ‘Buckholt Wood’ appears in the on-line magazine ‘Sylvia’ at http://www.sylviamagazine.com/ This is about memories of walking from Brockworth to the Black Horse at Cranham through the woods in the rain. To the south of Coopers Hill you pass the Buckholt and Buckholt wood. The landscape has been sculpted by human inhabitants over thousands... Continue Reading →
My poem ‘Apnea’ appears in issue 77 of Abyss & Apex at https://www.abyssapexzine.com/
My poem ‘Wych-Elm Kings Again’ appears in Penumbric Speculative Fiction Magazine. This is a poem about deep time and dreams, about history and memory, about the meanings we dream into ancient landscapes. These ideas appear in a few of my poems. In ‘Museum Piece’ from ‘Spectral Realms no. 1’, through to ‘Lover’s Leap’ in... Continue Reading →