Poetry Advent Calendar Day 15

“Tumbler” from Roger Bell’s You Tell Me, is a piece about relationships on the surface, but it is also about the question of what may have been. Tumbler She tells me her husband is away on business. I can think of no good reason for her candour and it settles on me like the fast-falling... Read more »

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You Tell Me

People generously gave me their stories. My duty as a writer was to be like a sponge on the ocean bottom, absorbing these tales, filtering them, embellishing, poeticizing, but keeping the heart of them, then passing them back out. I want these stories to belong to everyone. I want them to resonate. I want a... Read more »

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