Welcome to Poetry Kingsnorth

  • Welcome

    31st Aug 2019 by

    Welcome to my blog. Look over my shoulder as I reflect… Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates.

  • About Me

    31st Aug 2019 by

    My name is Stephen Kingsnorth. I am 68 and retired from ministry in the Methodist Church, living in north Wales. To retain appearance on this blog, a piece must be accepted by a publisher and/or ‘liked’ by a reader. I have had some 140 poems accepted for publication by Nine Muses Poetry, Voices Poetry, Eunoia Review, Runcible Spoon, Ink Sweat… Read more

  • The Blitz

    9th Jul 2020 by

    A guest poem by Simon Kingsnorth, aged 10 The Blitz was an abominationSpreading fear and fright, Bombs from the heavensExploding in the night, The planes engines were growlingAnd giving quite a shake, Britain’s lives were at stakeBut what more can they do? There is Winston doing what he canThen he sent his own plants into… Read more

  • Sycamore

    8th Jul 2020 by

    The story of this sycamore,as ancient lore, a tree of life,whose squirrels gather winter store,if where forgotten, sapling grows.The canopy, a hiding place,nuthatches headfirst, make their markuncurling bark, find canapés,beak garibaldi, biscuit bugs. The green man, universal sign,a deity, a jack of all –who else is hidden by the climb,horizon scan from vantage point,to see… Read more

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