Tag: Roger Elkin
Hibakusha – never forget
Joycelyn Simms’ extraordinary poems about the Hibakusha – those affected (in so many terrible ways) by the nuclear detonations at Hiroshima and Nagasaki were inspired by ‘a thousand paper cranes and lanterns floating on the river Ota’, and by John Hersey’s book, Hiroshima – and then, when the poem Grapple Y was published by the…
Earlyworks Press Poetry Competition 2020 RESULTS
Judge’s Report by Mandy Pannett (The poems were judged anonymously but we’ve added names here, and a selection of the short listed poems below) Congratulations to all the entrants for managing, in this terrible year, to write such well-crafted, strong poems. I feel the standard has been exceptionally high and I found it difficult to…
Words from before the world went quiet
Here comes the new anthology!
Tickling the Dragon
It’s time to re-visit that process, to put the human, the personal, the political back in – time to face the mushroom cloud.