Category Archives: Poetry

This is where I shall post the few poems I do write. I find poetry a medium which is often fun and powerful or both at once, but it has its very own sphere of potential and expectation, different from prose, that I often find it daunting. My poetry, therefore, is often simple, focusing on aesthetics and imagery rather than depth or meaning. Although I write and perform my poetry a fair amount I, by no means, claim to be an expert.

All The World’s a Stage and I’m a Poet

Originally posted on The Torn Page – A K Hinchey's Writing Blog:
Today heralds another release from the epic Dagda Publishing which as mentioned in a previous post has just released the wonderful Tuned to a Dead Channel, an anthology…

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Get it on

I have just recently discovered this rather awesome UK-based writing website Notes From The Underground. They accept unsolicited submissions of fiction, poetry, reportage, non-fiction, you name it. It looks to be fairly prolific and I have read some of the fiction … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Happy Hour at the Misery Bar” Sean L. Marco – poetry collection

Sean L. Marco’s debut collection is an emotive and sharp collection of work. It has the potent tang of youth combined with passion about it. It is introspective and, as you would expect from the title, the tone is dark … Continue reading

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Something Worth Checking Out

I’m still beavering away at the draft for the project I have a deadline for but I still find it useful to not completely severe all ties with the world, keep your hand in and good to keep perspective. Besides, if something … Continue reading

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Poem – ‘Milk and Sonnets’

A rare attempt at a traditional poem structure and formal rhyme scheme. Milk and Sonnets There is sometimes, somewhere inside me, a creature that likes to writhe and burn. It’s tough to force it to obey me, whatever I teach, … Continue reading

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Test Submission: Poem, ‘Window Pane’

You’re a ghost in the wind, a skein of silk caught on a nail, tattered edges fluttering like moth wings, against a blood stained window pane.   Ribboned hem licks vainly, like a dragon tongue in a forgotten fairytale, tasting … Continue reading

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