‘Eye, Tongue, Machinus’ – My first pamphlet

It’s official (and has been for quite some time but I’ve been a little slow at blogging about it) – my debut pamphlet ‘Eye, Tongue, Machinus’ will be being launched later this year with Goya Press, a new poetry and fiction press based in Manchester. Expect weird tales of exposed tongues, system shut downs, and…

Three Drops Beltane Anthology

Perfect for this time of year, when the trees are budding, the sky is lightening, and there’s a little bit of potency in the air… Three Drops from a Cauldron have released their latest anthology – the Beltane edition, and my poem ‘The Silver Birch’ has been included! You can read the anthology online here….

Staying Alive

It only seems fair that as well as my own writing I share those words I find inspirational too, right? 🙂 I was given a book of contemporary poetry for Christmas (thank you Mr.H) which is turning out to be insightful in so many ways. In combining thematic poetry of the last century, Bloodaxe Publishing…

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  …