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 69 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 330 poems accepted by 53 publishers, for publication online by Nine Muses Poetry, Voices Poetry, Eunoia Review… Read more

  • Numbered Yet

    29th Jul 2021 by

    Hooks, wood as quads and figured mask –The Prisoner, if of that age –Portmerion where film was cast –whose prime claim, name not number summed;harsh rigid frame, though flexi blinds,except the pain is clearly lockedand glazed, if we could see the eyes.If ‘veto is the only path’,a flimsy sheet pegged out of sight,as wide brimmed… Read more

  • Hedge Funds

    28th Jul 2021 by

    Where pastures, crops were once enclosed –remember acts from history days –we hedged our bets with layered edge,a folded hem, first tacked, then sownwith berried seeds, gin-runny sloes. That edging served as travel routes,safe paths to navigate through space,for isolate, connected ways,where open place turns life to prey. Hawfinch and thorn, safe corridors,rich fruit for… Read more

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