Live Virtual Reading #Fledge

Hello Poetry World. On Friday 31st July 2020, at 7:00 pm (18:00 GMT) I will be reading a few poems selected from my collection Fledge, which is being published by Maytree Press on the same day. This reading will be on Facebook live and is available to watch for free. If you’d like to watch…

Fledge

The poems are with the publisher. July 31st 2020 is the official date of publication. If you’d like to buy a signed copy, let me know … 🙂 Jonathan Humble · Dandelion Sun Jonathan Humble · Incoming Jonathan Humble · Fireweed

Inspiration

This time of year, when the field out the back of our house is teeming with wildlife, inspiration to write poetry manifests itself in many forms. Recently, I’ve had the pleasure of watching a queen wasp construct a nest from wood pulp chewed off the outside of Fiona’s shed; blackbirds, sparrows, bluetits and (gasp) bullfinches…

Poem of the Week

So very pleased and excited that ‘Incoming’ was published as ‘Poem of the Week’ on the Yorkshire Times website, especially as it nestles among some work by folk I consider to be poetry gods (have a look to see what I mean … 🙂 ) Incoming I am not your enemy dear messenger, but still…