Tag: Black Country poetry

“We know each other’s dark secrets” – says Scarlett Ward about the Black Country poetry scene

She organizes the spoken word events, on the last Thursday of every month, at Caffe del Nino in Cannock. Nominated at the Saboteur Awards 2018, providing nation wide recognition to open mic events, Scarlett’s evenings stand out through diversity, intensity and poetry quality. A soon to be published poet herself, she praises the local scene…

in a single moment of strumming – intro to poetry slam

Photo: @Gareth Reed carbon gas dwells just a few notes above the golden tears and the village dazed by music tequila marijuana I remember the first time I heard his music that summer when I was very fat very in love with a German young man visiting with my cousin I was one step away…

Family roots and creative people inspire my writing

Today, in Romania we celebrate Palm Sunday, which is calledĀ Florii. Probably linked with the old pagan traditions, it meansĀ the flowers (Sunday). I myself was baptised on this day, the year I was born. And as we celebrate Easter today in the UK, with my first Easter catholic mass yesterday evening, my thoughts go back to…