Pankhearst Fresh – Pestle and Mortar

My poem Pestle and Mortar was the Fresh Poem of the week on the Pankhearst Blog today. Here’s the link! Pestle and Mortar Making it be, herb by herb and crafting laughter sown from buds of wilted ends (either for lovers or for friends), no sparks or smokes but a burnt ring, brown and thin…

The Thing on Your Shoulder

  You Are The Thing on Your Shoulder:   Which would you be, if you couldn’t quite see the way ahead, whether you were living or in fact, dead? Do you sing like a bard or drive your purpose hard through the darkling night? Do you like the light?   © Caroline Hardaker 2015  …

Words! Pictures! Sounds!

This is most definitely a bit of an experiment. A place to gather together words and pictures and ideas and all that jazz. Not just my jazz – but other people’s jazz too, if it’s snazzy enough (snazzy is even more jazzy than jazz). We all use words everyday, we say them without thinking most…