At the end of 2013 I wrote a short piece for my blog (Best Books of 2013) that listed my… Read more Best Books – 2014
Yoga stretches My daily spiritual practice – some simple moves with a wooden sword, it is very empowering! Eating breakfast… Read more What I like about my mornings
Climb into bed. Pillows. Notebook. Dictionary. Thesausus. Pens (at least two colours) A draft of a poem. Some new ideas.… Read more When I am tired I want to write poetry
I like poetry when it hums at me shows me tantalising glimpses and I have to burrow deep to find… Read more Writing Poetry
wind sometimes is a lovesick lover, he brushes against your face, carries a hint of geranium wind is a sometimes… Read more In this City
The smog clings to the city. A thick brown coat that chokes and deadens. The heat is stifling and uncreative.… Read more January: Cape Town
for R at the back of my neck with your hands and my hair, stroking. Finally you lean in to… Read more You do that thing
a boot a fist a tongue a hand a thumb a heel an elbow a thought a knee a knuckle… Read more Weapons
‘There are two kinds of people in the audience tonight: people who already know the pleasures of Kerry Hammerton’s poems,… Read more What Finuala Dowling said….
“I thought that poetry was exclusive domain of the “literary set” and it was with trepidation that I ventured to… Read more What they are saying….