top of page

Poetry A-L

Alastair Aisgill
James Aitchison
R.A. Allen

CB Anderson

Miggy Angel
A. Arcamone-Makinano
Leah Armistead
Keith Armstrong


Sebastian Barker
Andrew Barnes
Christopher Barnes


Rudy Baron
Richard Barrett
Brian Beamish
Gary Beck
Larry Beckett
Tim Beech

Sandy Benitez
Stefanie Bennett
Mike Berger

Jerome Berglund
Luis C Berriozabal
David Betteridge

Farid Bitar

Mircea Boboc
Patrick Bolger
Jan Bradley
Peter Branson


Alan Britt


Ian Britton
Adrian Brown
Leon Brown

Michael D. Brown
Michael H. Brownstein
Nick Burbridge

David Butler
J.P. Celia
William Leo Coakley
Ken Champion

S. Chandramohan
Yuan Changming
Keith Chopping
Richard Copeland

Bernadette Cremin
Chris Crittenden
Andy Croft
Elaine Cusack
Alessandro Cusimano
Lexie Cracknell
Amir Darwish
Arjun Dahal
Tatjana Debeljacki
Francis Devine
José Hernández Díaz
Jude Dillon

Rani Drew  
Olfa Drid
Stephen Philip Druce
Peter Dudink
Alan Dunnett


Justin Ehrlich
Neil Ellman
Roger Ettenfield
György Faludy
Colleen M. Farrelly

Neil Fawcett
M.V. Feehan
Michael Fenton
Jim Ferguson
Chris Firth  
R.G. Foster
James Fountain

Naomi Foyle
David Francis
Simon Freedman
Alex Galper
Jeremy Ganem

Sarah Gonnet
Joseph Goosey
Maria Go
Catherine Gr
Simon Haines

Chris Hall
Nels Hanson
Graham Hardie
Marc Harris 
Mia Hart-Allison
Bruce Harris
Jan Harris
Kevin Heaton
Rachel Hegarty
Amanda Hempel
Geoffrey Heptonstall


Anthony Hitchin
Clare Hill
Nigel Holt
Phil Howard
A.J. Huffman

Ilhem Issaoui

Martin Jack 


Kathryn Jacobs
Colin James
Tom Jayston

Paul Jeffcutt

Spencer Jeffery 
vin N. Jelf
Mike Jenkins

       Simon Jenner

Dennis Joe
Antony Johae

Fred Johnston
Helen Jones

Nicky Jone

Strider Marcus Jones
Norman Jope
Dina Kafiris
Peycho Kanev
Laura Kayne
Rose Kelleher
Tom Kelly




David Kessel

Stephen Kingsnorth
Mark Kirkbride
George Korolog

Olecksandr Korotko
Karl Koweski
Craig Kurtz
David LaBounty

Thomas Ország-Land



Dorina Brândusa Landén 
Roberta Lawson
Richard Layton

Michael Lee Johnson

Quincy Lehr

Tasos Leivaditis
PA Levy
Robert Lietz
Philip Lucas

Alexis Lykiard
Andrzej Łyszkowicz


Household Ghosts; Their Names; Behind the Waterfall 

Compos Mentis

A Small Service; Take a Deep Breath; NEW: Spend It; Ain't Gonna Study Peace No More


Devillish Interruption of Mass; Short; Cafe 18

In The Hospice; Sectioned: Hospital Poems; The Welshman Singing Alone in Town

Splinters; A Prayer for the Loners; In the Department of Poetry; Marsden Rock; 55 Degrees North; Tell Me Lies about Northumberland; Peterlee; Sounds In The Night; Naked; Wallace's Right Arm; So Don't Come To My Funeral; Poem for a Local Historian; Folk Song for Thomas Spence; An Oubliette for Kitty; Fat Man Lodged On Dog Leap Stairs; For 'Cuny'; NEW: Museum of the History of the Revolution Moncada Barracks; Cuba, Crocodiles, Rain; Image of Che Guevara; A Prayer for the Loners; For Edward Elliot of Earsdon (1800-1867); For Joe Skipsey: The Pitman Poet of Percy Main (1832-1903); The Bird Woman Of Whitley Bay; My Friend Jack Common (1903-1968); Wallington Morning; Stella of Rose Street; The Golden Room; Folk Song for Thomas Spence; In the Department of Poetry; Outside Your Lonely Window; Lament For A Writer Dead; Fat Man Lodged On Dog Leap Stairs; Friends of the Graves; Hexham Riot 1761; William Blake in the Bridge Hotel

The Quercy Cross

NEW: Cherophobia*; Vocal

from The Electric Chair Poems: Penalty; Death Power; Skin and Bones; High-Rise Frolics; Black Widow ™ Lipstick; Greenwich ™ Perfumes; Hatchful Ranges ™ Deliver; To Bethany Hun; Naturally, Mr. Ainsley Worth; Five Poems; “Putting You Through Now, Caller.” (35); TOWNSCAPE 41; TOWNSCAPE 42

Seymour; Popcorn; I don't like; Lines; NEW: FRAGMENTS 41, 42, 43, 44

Office 4


Lost in the Land of Plenty; NEW: Bitter Lesson

NEW: Boston; Trenton; Harriet Tubman; Jornada del Muerto

The Praise Singer; Blackthorn; Goss Moor; The Wood of the Suicides; The Ontological Argument; Kierkegaard; 25th June 1998

Waiting Room at the OB-GYN Clinic

The Soft Domestic Economy; Dear Reader; The Foreign Affair; After Jeff Wayne’s ‘Forever Autumn’

Tattered Child; Tears; NEW: Madrigal

NEW: Six Haikus

Lost in the Dream; I Will Not Take Tylenol; The Hideous Humans

NEW: from Flight and Fall

NEW: Unexplained misery

NEW: Zombie Apocalypse

NEW: Evidence

Immortal; Untitled; To The Cloud Juggler

Red Shift; Cappuccino Smile; Errwood; Home Ground; Red Hill; On Red Hill; El Compañero; Poems 'n' Pints; Lethal Cargo; The Late Abortionist; CITY; CELEBRITY; Aftermath; Brotherhood; Roaring Meg; Enduring Freedom; The Force Be With You; First Signs; Dear Jane; Is Anybody Listening?; On Red Hill (2); Extraordinary Rendition; The Poet Speaks; Consumer Rant; Comic Cuts Bin Laden; For Tony Benn; September 15th 2011; "Lions Afters Slumber"; Senghenydd; Streetwise; Specials; The Deserted Village; This Life; Turn, Turn, Turn; Which Side Are You On?

Reading Baudelaire on Sunday; Tango Dancers; Today's Recipe; Alien Existence; The Cicadas of 2004; Listening to Roy Buchanan's Peter Gunn; Blackbirds; Footprints; For Salvadore Allende And Pablo Neruda; NEW: No Way Out

NEW: The Poster

Levy-tation; Chac-Mool; from The Ram in the Thicket

The Captive's Refrain; Perspective; Ceremony of Glass & Water (Aldrin's Thumb); Incense Angel; Man With Telescope and Mouse; Quadranglehold

NEW: Kenosis

Deregulating Strip Mining, Kentucky; With Sleep, Madness; NEW: Key

NEW: The Intelligence Officer’s Tale; Tour of Duty; The Whistleblower’s Waltz; Dirty War; Dirty Peace; Old Friends

NEW: Dockers, 1930

NEW: On Coming Upon A Discarded Piano; No Foul Thing

NEW: Disturbed Earth; Insects; Last Words; Armed Love; Died on the Voyage

First Day Back; Usherettes; Street Games; Victorian Whimsy; Chimneys; NEW: Marx in the Park; Retro; Houses: anthropomorphic; Utilitarian; A Brother's Death; Speech Balloon

NEW: Malls; Swastika mission to space; Apogee and Perigee; Fiscal apocalypse

NEW: Spiritual Physics

CELEB...CELEB; NEW: In Memory of Josef Herman

This Is Not A Sonnet; A Modern Prelude; November 5th; Late Night Opening; Sarajevo 1914; Thistles

November; Carney

NEW: City Mirrors

Extracts from Sticky: Not So; Southwell Poems; Rotunda; Red Ellen; A Question of History

NEW: Good Girl; Haiku

NEW: The Nation; Queen of All Flowers; Excellent Madman; Amsterdam Wide Dreams

NEW: Walking to Russia; Recall; August

NEW: Imprisoned Tongues; Palestine; There must be a light at the end of this tunnel

NEW: To My Cigarette; The solitude of wisdom

NEW: Japan in April; To the uncaring

NEW: The Steamship Hare

NEW: Lilac

NEW: Whiskey bright betrayer –killer of time; You appear to have regained my senses; I’m ready for someone spoiled on lust and looks

Anatomy of Migration

NEW: Marital masquerade

NEW: The Gardener and the Rose; The Murmur of the Goose Machine

Dianysus' Indecent Poem

Civil War sequence: Start; Early (Bloody) Incursions; Practical; Return to Violence;

Instruction; Defeat; Burning the Land; In Chains; The Leader Seeks to Retire; No Mercy; Stand-Off; In This Light; NEW: Guillotine Blues; No More Killing

Not to breathe...

Alchemical Eyes; Nihilist Eurythmics; NEW: Sweet Dreams; Clippings; Mosquitoes; Nostalgia

Genocide; NEW: Elegies to the Spanish Republic

My father's funeral; Death by proxy; Taria; Ecosystem; End of love; NEW: Visiting Grandad

NEW: The Germans’ Mercenaries (tr. Thomas Ország-Land)

Teachings of a Street Prophet; Junkie Love; A Place Called AfghanistanSleeping; Beetle Bailey’s War; Portrait of Hope; Family Portrait; NEW: Haikus

Patronage; French Fields; The Glasgow Girl NEW: The Immortal Mosquito

NEW: Each Sovereign Kingdom; The First Bird


NEW: fifty-one

Evening Song; Flight; The Winding Way; Night Page; The Tower

The Cake; Post-Flood; Exultation; Besiegement; Anaemia; NEW: Uneasy Quartet; 1959+

excerpts from Glaciation: a poem sequence; Work Horses; Trio; Al Khobar at Night; NEW: Asking the Right Questions

Ancient History; Snapshuts; English Eccentrics In Love; Baiting the Barbarians; NEW: Grey Sunshine

Our Street; Van of Juveniles

Your Own Light

Up to the Heavens; Brooklyn Siberia

NEW: Woodcut of John Davidson; Friedrich Nietzsche; Mappa dell’inferno from L’inferno dantesco;

The Jerusalem Windows

NEW: Side Order; Messages

Over the Counter

Irish crossing

NEW: I Beg to Apply for the Post 

NEW: Summers Then; Wine of the Month – Pinot Noir 

NEW: The Orkney Ferry; Glasgow

NEW: The Treasure


A Neighbour to Wilfred Owen

No Accounting for Waste

NEW: Rooms in an Empty Palace

your photograph in the newspaper; In Afghanistan

Lost Continuum; Mourn Not Her Passing; In Retrospect

NEW: The Witch Sniffer; Mrs. Murphy

NEW: A Longer Journey; Dictator; Cabernet; Sadder Than Anything; Useless Thoughts; February

NEW: Leaving; Saucepan; Extraordinary Thing; Le Pin Doré; NEW: The City in Mind; The City Discovered; The City Exposed; The City Remade; What Other Thoughts Are Floating?; Curracloe; The House in the Forest; Theatre of the Absurd 

Cactus; Dinner Guest; NEW: Family Tree

Chapeau; Insomnia Part II - the Sandman Deserts; Charlotte

Faith-full; Old Grounds; Gazan Candles; House Call; NEW: Ill Wind

NEW: Historiosophy; Alternative Histories

Any Shade of Redundance; Unmined Diamond; Wavering Wand; NEW: Abandoned Notes; Unstruck Match; I Am Arctic; Poppy

The Child that Was Me; In Memory of Someone Who Died Alone In Paris; Pathetic Existence; Memories of a Silent Child; NEW: Anxiety of a student

Reformation; Charismata; Red-Letter Day; Psalm; Come; unpersonage; unborn; NEW: this town is wrong; Out of your hand; A Front; The Lighthouse; Ash Wednesday Revisited; NEW: Incendiary; Dear Mr Demille

A Man I Once Knew; One Vote for Catastrophe; Survivors' Guilt

NEW: The Professional Witness, Here Comes What's His Name

Blank; The Piano Man; Downfall; A Losing Game; Your Prayer

NEW: Haunted Vessels; Observances

A Still Life of Dead Flowers

NEW: Morning Star

In County Derry: 'Masters of War'; The Tree Council; A Poem Cannot Be GradedNEW: Slave Currency

June 7th, 1980; M Courtney Soper; March 6th; Number Six; 6 Somerhill Avenue; 1348; To Hartley Coleridge; The Live Things; Cavafy’s Headstone; Obituary Writer; Descended from a Line of Legs

The Ballad of the Poor White Boys

NEW: Rome Poem; Green Line; Streetwise

NEW: Testament

Unending War; In Memory of Keith Bennett; NEW: Native Soil; The Photograph


Weeds Left; NEW: Visigoth Rover; Pyramid Prison

Citadel; Tisnikar's Ravens; A Trial of Strength; Beldevere

NEW: In His Memory

NEW: the world lies down on its back

A Theory of Touch

Talking to the Machine; Bane

from Geordie; Green Clock; Walking Without Yeats; 'Nye Bevan Dies'; No Laughing Matter; Dad in the Rain; Breathed It Everyday; Hunga Hunga; Swan Hunter Cranes; At the 'Reduced to Clear'; Ken Loach- Please Be Dan Dare! Jarrow Crusade Poems; NEW: This small patch; Jobling’s Prayer; Th’ Slaaks; Bede & Temple meant nowt ti me; Thomas Cumiskey; Grandmother at that door, Jarrow 1913; Work; Sliver; NEW: Jarrow Tube Works; Unspoken Lives in Dreams; NEW: The Jobs; Gloriously New; Hope Street to brand new council house

Rain and Earth; Arnhem; For Drummond Allison; Ruby Courage; Lament for a Taliband Land; Driven; The Self-Obsessed; Fury; NEW: In Memoriam Salvador Allende

NEW: Facelift; Boot Scraper; Dereliction; Fast Track

Outsiders; World on my Shoulders

NEW: Edgemoor Gardens 1958; 30 May 1431

NEW: from War on Terror in Ukraine

NEW: Still life on a shelf

NEW: The Elopement Note; Love's Tussle; Bouquet of Words; Synopsis of a Courtship; Victims

NEW: Gun; impotence

The Patriarch; Stateless; NEW: Instead of a Tombstone; Translation of Miklós Radnóti's War Diary (1935-36) Part 1 and 2; Translations of Heinrich Heine; NEW: Translations of Miklós Radnóti Mother, Edith, at 98; Gingerbread Lady; Harvest Time; Rod Stroked Survival with a Deadly Hammer; Charley Plays a Tune

NEW: Beginning of the Century; Art; Knife a Heedless Heart of the Day; Eyes

NEW: Cento; Winding-Down; Shopping List

The House of Lords; The NHS

NEW: I Am Old Frustrated Thought; Rose Petals in a Dark Room; NEW: Rose Petals in a Dark Room (new version)

NEW: Apartments; Let There Be Light

NEW: If You Want To Be Called A Human Being;  Simple Words

NEW: when the boys come home

Breaking In; Ocean Audience (2)

The Silence of the Suburbs; Lunchtime Black; Do What's Good For You

NEW: Epitaphs for the Blessed Margaret

NEW: Terrifying Fruit; Blind Night; Change; The Edifices of Tomorrow

bottom of page