And Other Poems is taking a break and will be back in 2017. Thank you to everyone who’s sent poems this year and thank you to Rishi Dastidar for being a wonderful co-editor. I post updates on the News page so it’s worth checking in from time to time. You can read all of the hundreds of poems at And Other Poems by exploring the … Continue reading Keep reading the poems
Her Grown-Up Dress When she came at last to that row of shops on the long road, having left behind the dirt track, railway-line, the sluggish brook and had fastened round gold slides in her mud brown hair, pulled plimsolls on her feet so the backs weren’t squashed she found the shops were boarded up, that the woman standing there wore a pale green cotton … Continue reading Two poems by Pam Thompson
Poems in Translation from the archives which you might enjoy. Alvin Pang – (untitled haiku in Chinese and English) and other poems ‘Monsoon’ by Andrew F Giles after Neruda ‘Ghazal’ after Agha Shahid Ali by Aviva Dautch Federico García Lorca – Ian Duhig – Carlos López Beltrán & Pedro Serrano – an adventure in translation! Spanish – English – Spanish … Continue reading Poems in translation at And Other Poems
Dear Readers I’m taking a short break from posting new poems – I’ll be back in June. You’ll still see #AndOtherPoems tweets and posts on Facebook as I share some of the poems from the archive. Please continue to read and share the fantastic work collected on this site. Submissions remain open. Thanks for reading, sharing and submitting to And Other Poems. Best wishes, Josephine Continue reading Keep reading the poems.