A Poem A Day For A Month Leads To New Poetry Collection

A Poem A Day For A Month Leads To New Poetry Collection

Nottingham-born writer, Richard Kish, this week releases his first ever poetry collection called ‘July’. The collection, described as a poetic snapshot of a month in one depressed late twenty-something’s mind, was born from a personal challenge to write one poem every...
Halfway through 2022

Halfway through 2022

I was trying to figure out what to write this month and really wasn’t sure. I’ve spent the past few months rather mired in my depression and struggling to get out of that rut. 2022 as a year so far certainly hasn’t been kind to me. I may have had...
Clinging on

Clinging on

For some reason over the last year and a half I’ve turned to poetry to express and vent feelings. Why I feel like I need to push these out into the world I’ll never know, but I suppose that while I struggle to write the one thing I want to write right now,...
The Door

The Door

A short story Knock. Knock. Knock. Knock. Knock. Knock. Knock. It was a gentle but consistent knocking that could be heard at the door. No discernible rhythm. Not a parapa-pap-pap. Not a quick knock knock knock. Just a consistent tapping. And then it stopped. Maya...
A million pieces on the floor

A million pieces on the floor

A week ago I was so in love. Then the next day it was over. He ended it. A month together. Two weeks after Valentine’s and announcing us as a pair to the world. He ended it. And I’m just left numb and wondering what the hell happened. All I can say is...