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  • 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 250 poems accepted by 40 publishers, for publication online by Nine Muses Poetry, Voices Poetry, Eunoia Review… Read more

  • Grasp

    28th Jan 2021 by

    Throughout life my relatives,despite arguments and rifts,have always been of blood and flesh(or is it usually flesh and blood?)sufficient as my kinfolk brood –I refer to language, literature..Now of age, reliabilityof truisms and (next word escapes)have done a bunk, deserted, thoughwith classic works, my shelving lined, Frankly, I panic, kidnapped germs (I mean terms)have gone… Read more

  • Corn Quake

    27th Jan 2021 by

    https://www.compassphotography.co.uk/ The image cropped where Greenman watched,another scarecrow for the birds,his form festooned with acorn, oak,the riteful steward of our food. An alchemy, from grey dirt, gold,rotation cleared that soil, long term,of viruses, their cone-shape clonesjoined worms, beak jays and cackle crows. The corncrake gone, the scythe, bound sheaf,baled out as windmill, stone-grind wheel,the crop… Read more

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