CD Boyland: Smc_Threshold1

Digital collage – asemic writing in pencil and ink on printer paper, scanned and merged with digital elements using Apple ‘Keynote’. Asemic writing based on text collaged from lines found in “Ninth Street Women” by Mary Gabriel (Pub. Back Bay, 2019); chapter 37, ‘At the Threshold’. The text used was as follows:I have to beContinue reading “CD Boyland: Smc_Threshold1”

Lotte Mitchell Reford: Selected Poems

DUNGENESS: EARLY 2000S The lighthouse is some horn and the beach is big and sleeping and cold blooded;grey sky grey sea black beach like reptile skin and the lighthouse is a horn. There are the shells of ships turned over for winter and a royal coast guard tea shop.I wonder who they go out toContinue reading “Lotte Mitchell Reford: Selected Poems”

Amanda Hodes: Selected Poems

Composer Hildegard von Bingen was given to the church at the age of 8, where she became an anchorite and then the abbess of a new monastery. Although it is unheard of for women to compose their own music at this time, Hildegard attributed her creations to the visions of God, rather than to herself.Continue reading “Amanda Hodes: Selected Poems”

‘You are so full of spit and blood and it is moving so fast’: Briony Hughes

A Review of ‘and we were so far from the sea of course the hermit crabs were dead’ by Lotte Mitchell Reford Briony Hughes is a AHRC funded doctoral researcher and visiting tutor based at Royal Holloway. She is interested in kinetic movement in language, water bodies, the archive, and site-specific writing. Briony’s publications include Dorothy (BrokenContinue reading “‘You are so full of spit and blood and it is moving so fast’: Briony Hughes”