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The Gradual Loss of Me at Every Day Poets

I have a poem up at EDP today.  You can link to it here.

A slight twist on a vilanelle entitled The Gradual Loss of Me.

I wrote this as part of the Open University’s A363 Advanced Creative Writing course.  It was inspired by the idea that as I wasn’t having much time to write I was losing myself. I found the form made this a far more depressing poem by cycling into a downward spiral. But don’t worry the character is fictional.

Hope you ‘enjoy’

Poem accepted

A poem I wrote for the Open University course A363 has just been accepted at Every Day Poets ( – not sure when it is being published. Had to make a slight adjustment for them so now is a slight twist on the Villanelle form. The title is The Gradual Loss of Me so look out for it.

At the same time had a rejection for another poem I wrote in repsonse to a a challenge on Slingink – think I may try elsewhere though because I like it. It was in response to a news story about Woodstock – may have been in more luck if I’d written in earlier. Ah wel – acception/rejection – keeps me all level headed.