The Diverse Verse 3 poetry anthology is now open for submissions

Diverse Verse 3 the poetry book from Walsall with an international reach is ready to accept submissions. Here’s how you can get involved and see your poem in print All you need to do to be involved is to send your poem to Richard Archer at the email address below and it will be considered …

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Nothing – a poem about…………

Via faded memories of the past to the distorted world of the now, faces full of teeth bite down hard on my bones, twisting my reality into something contorted and wrong, yet, I still exist in this flesh somehow. Finding solace in being an introvert, no desire to fit in among the painted faces of …

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Wound – a poem about………

It doesn't matter how much you ignore me, I am inside you and always will be. Carry on trying to cut me out of your skin, You wont succeed as I’m the disease within. With every random incision you bleed, Then stop because I’m not what you need. So wrap your new wound tightly, Before I reappear nightly, To torment you onward towards the end, Living daily in a …

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Manufactured Teenage Icon – a poem about………

Plucked from obscurity to become the next big thing, It matters not that you cannot sing. You've got the ‘right’ look and relevant style, We'll define you and tell you when to smile. Taking advantage of your innocent passion, Selling your image dressed in the latest fashion. What will you do for 15 minutes of …

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Within Darkness & Light – a collection of poetry is now on sale

I'm delighted to announce that Within Darkness & Light is now available to buy. The book is a collection of poetry reflecting upon the darkness and light of life that exists within this world of ours. It features 133 poems from poets world wide. It is an amazing book and you should buy it if …

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Somewhere in the Middle – a poem for National Poetry Day 2017

Digesting your ideas and theirs, before spewing them out as my own. For what do we become if we are to remain silent, merely cast aside as ignorant? Nay, for I have a mind that vibrantly mixes the colours together, swirling them round to form something new. I am somewhere in the middle, of you …

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