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Bristol , United Kingdom
I'm co-director of the Leaping Word Poetry Consultancy, which provides advice for poets on writing, editing and publishing, as well as qualified counselling support for those exploring personal issues in their work - https://theleapingword.com. My fifth poetry collection, Learning Finity, is now available from Indigo Dreams or directly from me.

Sunday 12 June 2011

A Literary Riddle

Hay, Ross. I'm Wyes
to the difference between you:
Hay the Literary Festival,
Ross the Chained Library.
Or is that Here,


  1. What fun there is to be had with placenames. I long to write a Hardyesque novel featuring Mary and Peter Tavy, Lew Trenchard, Bea Worthy, Petrock Stow - even Peters Marland! And of course, the lovely and lascivious Penny Comequick ...

  2. Bagwyllidiart, descendant of the bards, lives in a hedge.....