Back in October 2011, I made the not-necessarily-epic decision to stop posting poems on this site, and to start up a poem of the week newsletter instead. So far it’s been a wild ride.
The good news is that the newsletter now has a grand total of forty-six subscribers! In addition, apart from a slight lapse over Christmas, I’ve managed to stick to my weekly schedule, with the result that I’ve now written ten brand-new poems!
On reflection, while it’s sometimes been a challenge to wake up every Monday morning and pen a fresh poem, the exercise has so far been really great for my spontaneity. It’s also been really heartening to get the occasional email from a subscriber in response to a particular poem. Here are the titles of the first ten:
the feeling after fear
i remember 제주도
How the cold, dead moon stayed magnetic
Här kommer allihop!
mark all as read
meaningful adjacency request
If that list sounds even vaguely intriguing or tempting, do yourself a favour and subscribe.