04 Jul 2020 | LucyFurLeaps

Verse Aid : Poems for the Earth

Back in January I was honoured to be invited by Poets for the Planet to run two workshops at their launch event at the Society Of Authors in London. “Poets for the Planet is a community of kindred poets, performers, artists and creative activists raising their voices to engage with climate and ecological emergency through … Continue reading Verse Aid : Poems for the Earth →

02 May 2020 | martin.p.eccles: walk time place sound

Saturday 2nd May

04:36 – 05:18, wind W 3 gusting 4, temp 7C (feels like 5)                  to the wesT coast through a dawn chorus  in civil twilight the streEts are empty rolling waves of blackbird Song sweep by       from far off the … Continue reading →

30 Apr 2020 | martin.p.eccles: walk time place sound

Thursday 30th April

07:04 – 07:47, wind S 2 gusting 4, temp 8C (feels like 6)                           staying in The mid-lands                  step off to avoid thE weeping willow                     roosting pigeons Splatt...

27 Apr 2020 | martin.p.eccles: walk time place sound

Monday 27th April

06:40 – 07:20, wind W 2 gusting 4, temp 5C (feels like 3)          off into the West             three chimnEy-top gulls call a door overgrown with A drape of ivy           footsteps thRump on inspection hatch metal                   … Continue reading →

26 Apr 2020 | martin.p.eccles: walk time place sound

Sunday 26th April

07:26 – 08:11, wind W 3 gusting 5, temp 10C (feels like 8)            to redefine tHe eastern shore           the moor cattlE low      meet the retriever And the lurcher again           ponder on a cuL-de-sac                      pasT gardens &he...

25 Apr 2020 | martin.p.eccles: walk time place sound

Saturday 25th April

11:31 – 12:13, wind ESE 2 gusting 3, temp 11C (feels like 11)                            a loop Through the east               erratic with migrainE at the foot of a tree a fallen neSt box          the ash is still in … Continue reading →

24 Apr 2020 | martin.p.eccles: walk time place sound

Friday 24th April

06:20 – 07:07, wind WSW 1 gusting 3, temp 3C (feels like 3)                       to the Southern grasslands …                     south havEn and south shore   an empty bus and a restockIng lorry             an overnight froSt s...

23 Apr 2020 | martin.p.eccles: walk time place sound

Thursday 23rd April

06:26 – 07:11, wind NNE 2 gusting 3, temp 6C (feels like 4)                  to the norTh haven          another roadside cHerry looks sick                      a suggEstion of mist           the mayflower appEars in april    ...

22 Apr 2020 | martin.p.eccles: walk time place sound

Wednesday 22nd April

19:00 – 19:42, wind NE 2 gusting 4, temp 9C (feels like 7)       to the south-west gRasslands                   a lost Alley past the emblem of the plAntagenets                        a Beaming five-year-old cyclist flowering ivy overhangs The path     &nb...

21 Apr 2020 | martin.p.eccles: walk time place sound

Tuesday 21st April

06:42 – 07:27, wind ENE 3 gusting 5, temp 3C (feels like 5)                through fields Towards the west                       the smasH of glass recycling                the drifting seEth of tyres on the wind          ...

20 Apr 2020 | martin.p.eccles: walk time place sound

Monday 20th April

06:40 – 07:25, wind NE 2 gusting 4, temp 5C (feels like 3)       to south haven’s Bank and the mid-east     cherry trees froth whitE and pink             a mistle thrusH runs listens runs              a japanese delIcacy in a … Continue reading →

19 Apr 2020 | martin.p.eccles: walk time place sound

Sunday 19th April

08:04 – 08:51, wind ENE 1 gusting 1, temp 7C (feels like 7)   to the northwest peninsulA            moving through a Stilled quietude            a dove stands outLined on the roof hip              cross from shadE to sun the rise … Continue reading →