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Poetry Space Winter Showcase

I was very pleased to be asked by Sue Sims of Poetry Space to choose the poems for the Poetry Space Winter Showcase - I chose 10 poems from those sent in to go up on the Poetry Space website. Here's the selection with a few words about each of the selected poems.

Sue and I met at Hawthornden in Scotland last January when we were both chosen to stay at Hawthornden Castle for a month of quiet writing time. In the evenings after the day spent writing we'd read some of the poems we'd just written to each other, in their raw just written state - knowing they would need more editing. There is a very beautiful drawing room at the castle, an electric fire in the grate, snow falling outside, the sound of the wind in the frozen trees...

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