I have written before about why I started write but I have never really thought about my big bang moment. At the age of 16 I heavily got into Marc Bolan and I loved the lyrics and the way he used words, subsequently I got into a whole range of artists, Kinks, Beatles then John Lennon and so on, all strong lyricists.
Often I do not want to write about individual poems or pieces or writing and seem very self-indulgent to spend precious space writing about my own work. I also much prefer poems to be up to the reader in terms of meaning. Of course, sometimes a poem and its meaning is obvious but I prefer to have some ambiguity. Equally, often a poem is so personal, only you as the writer can ever truly have a connection. But that doesn’t and should not stop others reading it and having a connection or understanding of their own.
I haven’t completed an update for a while and to be honest, I was thinking of abandoning them altogether. Only because my remit for this blog and this site is quite straightforward, that is, it’s an archiving project and the aim is just that, archive my writing so I have something available for people to look at now or in the future
I Don’t Know Where It Comes From Exactly… I don’t really remember starting to write, I sort of do but
TBBTG Update I haven’t updated for a couple of weeks so i thought i would give a little run down
Reflections and all that… I was notified that i had reached my 1000th post yesterday, i rather glumly thought, i
Update! Firstly, thank you to those who continue to like my poetry and thank you to those who follow TBBTG.
THEMES AND STATIONERY I had planned to undertake monthly updates but over the weekend, a flurry of likes and people
A Quick Update I have had a few likes and follows over the last couple of days, this is much
I have never seen myself as a, ‘writer’ or a, ‘poet’, I started writing things down purely as a response to what was happening to me growing up. It always felt like the most natural self help therapy.