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Why Do You Write Poetry? Has Moved

Long-time readers might be familiar with my semi-regular blog posts wherein I put the above question to practitioners of the poetic art to find out what motivates them to practise it in the first place. As of now that semi-regular

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Why Do You Write Poetry? – Kevin Brophy

I asked a bunch of poets the above question. I’ll keep posting them until I run out or get distracted. Kevin Brophy says: Why I Write Poetry My mother prays for me. Her prayers sometimes appear in my pockets as

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Going Down Swinging has a blog!

The lovely people at Going Down Swinging launched their new whiz-bang website a couple of weeks back. It’s the latest electronic incarnation of the beast first set up way back in the early ’00s, and it features a bunch of

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