The Guardian’s Poetry Workshop

I’m thrilled that another of my poems has appeared on the Guardian’s Poetry Workshop shortlist. This workshop’s theme on ekphrasis was written by Amy Newman. Checkout my poem, How to perceive red, and Newman’s comments here: Words on pictures.


3 thoughts on “The Guardian’s Poetry Workshop

  1. I found and enjoyed your poem on perceiving the color red. I particularly enjoyed finding the word vermilion which caught in my imagination.I wrote this about finding this colorful word.A Given Word Like VermilionSometimes a word drifts like a vermilion leafblown down from the fingertips of a tree,swirled in ecstatic whirls along the street in the wake of passing cars, and then written across this vacant lot, coming to rest with others,against the blankness this chain link fence.Robin

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