Runnerman

Bethan Williams explores the physicality of language in her new poem Runnerman.

Creative Writing: Scientists Have Discovered How to Unboil an Egg

I make pottery. Leaving a warm ceramic handprint But still, half-baked. I write poetry. Loose words fall into black ink But still, half-shaped.

Creative Writing: Oasis

I looked at the newspaper absentmindedly a nice dash of black and white in a sea of grey, providing contrast. 'GLASS-BOTTOMED SWIMMING POOL TO BE SUSPENDED 10 STOREYS...

Overthinking

You’ve been thinking that it had been a painfully long time since you’d put pen to paper, finger to keys, thoughts to words. You’ve been...

Shipwrecked

Wake. Spins her legs out of the bed and wipes her eyes clear. Pillows gold, daylight shimmering, a fizzling flame across her shoulder. Clock...

Creative Writing: don’t be afraid of the dark

Summer ends, days get shorter, the world spins round, knitted gloves, school doors unlocked, chunky socks, streetlights at five o’clock. Somebody told me that when summer ends, the days...