Insides

In 2014 Freya Pickard was diagnosed with bowel cancer.  Insides is her inner journey, charting her progress through colostomy, removal of the tumour and chemotherapy.  Dealing with the dark matter of cancer and facing death three times in six months, this collection is a positive affirmation of hope and life.  To tell the tale of … More Insides

My Vibrating Verebrae

We all have dreams, loves and hopes; but what if you are a girl growing up in 20th century Northern Ireland before, during and after the ‘Troubles’?From the poetic thoughts of our Mother, we get a sense of what it was like, ranging from humour, sadness, wistful thinking and sometimes just downright nonsensical, these are … More My Vibrating Verebrae

Versions Of The Self

Imagine a shift to the way you see the world that arises through poetic narration. Imagine the world, at its base level, is a collection of selves. These selves collide, disperse, intermingle, and share themselves in lines of free verse. Such is the premise of Versions of the Self, poetry that assumes multiple types of … More Versions Of The Self