AWOL Week #9 responses

Exercise: 'Portrait' I’d like you to write with the title ‘Portrait’ - though you may change that title once your piece is finished.  Perhaps include the words ‘dust’ ’twin' ‘glass’ and ’ink’. To help you, I’ve attached three images: ` 'Portrait of a Young Woman' by Gregory Masurovsky (the misty one) https://www.pkf-imagecollection.org/artist/Gregory_Masurovsky/works/6339 ` 'Self Portrait … Continue reading AWOL Week #9 responses

AWOL Highlighted Writer Week #8 – The Lure by V. Rivers

Our Highlighted Writer of the Week is 'V. Rivers' for their enigmatic and playful poem ’The Lure’ which deftly and obliquely references the topic of Silence. Silence is magically transformed into silk, and there’s even a sidelong nod to that Marshmello video in there. But most of all I enjoy this poem for the way … Continue reading AWOL Highlighted Writer Week #8 – The Lure by V. Rivers

Highlighted Writer for AWOL Week #7 is Elisheva for ‘Can I Have This Night’

Our Highlighted Writer of the Week is Elisheva for her amazing piece ‘Can I Have This Night’. I love the way Elisheva combines words and images to construct her poems, how rich it is in imagery, how her writing comes from the heart and goes straight to the heart. Well done, Elisheva! Can I Have This … Continue reading Highlighted Writer for AWOL Week #7 is Elisheva for ‘Can I Have This Night’

AWOL Week 6 Highlighted Writer The Saturday Treat by Jodi Glass

Our Highlighted Writer this week is 'Jodi Glass’ for her vivid description of opposites in a magical tour through Dundee. I felt there was a breath of spring in her writing, just right for this time of year. But I especially appreciated the ending of her poem where she writes ‘Opposites are near, opposites live side … Continue reading AWOL Week 6 Highlighted Writer The Saturday Treat by Jodi Glass