Published Poems

Forthcoming Publications

’The Owl and The Rose’ – Three Drops From A Cauldron Samhain 2018 Special (31 Oct  2018)

‘Hedgehog Season’ – A Restricted View From Under The Hedge 03 (Oct/Nov 2018)

‘Fox’ – Foxglove Journal

‘In Summer 1973’ – Strix #5 (due 12 Nov 2018)

‘Skylark In Suspense’ – Beautiful Dragons: Watch The Birdie Anthology (16 Nov 2018)

‘Neighbourhood Watch’ – Atrium Poetry (30 Nov 2018)

‘Lost Property’ – Marble Poetry: Issue 3 (Nov/Dec 2018)

‘Lies’ – Prole Issue 27 (Dec 2018)

‘Of All The Things’ – Amaryllis (20 Dec 2018)

‘Shedbound’ – The High Window (late-2018)

‘Mouth’ – The Curlew (Dec 2018/Mar 2019)

‘Roots Of Obsession’ – A Restricted View From Under The Hedge 04 (Feb 2019)

‘After Her’ – A Restricted View From Under The Hedge 04 (Feb 2019)

‘Egret’ – Plum Tree Tavern

 

Publications in print and online anthologies, journals and magazines:

October 2018

‘Flood – Writers’ Cafe Magazine Issue 13: “Elements”

‘It’s Easier To Add Than Subtract’ – Writers’ Cafe Magazine Issue 13: “Elements”

‘A Pack Of Lies’ – Writers’ Cafe Magazine Issue 13: “Elements”

‘When You’re A Boy’ – Eunoia Review

‘Sequoias And Storms’ – Foxglove Journal

‘life in lower case’ – Domestic Cherry 6

September 2018

‘A Long Walk’ – The Quality Of The Mersey Anthology

‘Sleeplessness Costs’ – Scrittura Magazine, Issue 13

‘Mythomania’ – Writers’ Cafe Magazine Issue 12: “Truth and Lies”

‘Bob Hope Saved Me’ – Spilling Cocoa Over Martin Amis

August 2018

‘How To Climb A Tree’ – Writers’ Cafe Magazine Issue 11: “Into The Trees”

‘Oysters, First Time’ – Eunoia Review

‘The Lady Next Door Is Lost’ – Prole Issue 26

July 2018

‘Lada Boys’ – Ofi Press 59

‘Mona Lisa Musing’ – Writers’ Cafe Magazine Issue 10: “Portraits”

June 2018

‘Shoes’ – Atrium Poetry

‘Nan Was My Nigella’ – Scrittura Magazine, Issue 12

‘Largin’ It In Later Life’ – Scrittura Magazine, Issue 12

‘Bitchin’ In The Kitchen’ – Scrittura Magazine, Issue 12

‘A Table Unset’ – Writers’ Cafe Magazine Issue 9: “Our National Health”

May 2018

‘Lizard For Company’ – Now Then Manchester WordLife Issue 54

‘Nightwandering’ – Writers’ Cafe Magazine Issue 8: “Corridors & Passageways”

‘A Bonnie Fighter’ – Bonnie’s Crew Anthology

April 2018

‘Not Quite 8½’ – Writers’ Cafe Magazine Issue 7: “Shoes”

‘Fishing for Stars’ – Riggwelter #8

March 2018

‘On The Cards’ – Writers’ Cafe Magazine Issue 6: “The Art Of Divination”

February 2018

‘When The Music Stops’ – Writers’ Cafe Magazine Issue 5: “Love and Music”

January 2018

‘It’s All Over’ – Algebra of Owls

‘Blue Haze’ – Visual Verse, Vol. 05 – Chapter 03

‘Hedgehog Cycle’ – Northampton Poetry Review Issue 2

‘Dust’ – Writers’ Cafe Magazine Issue 4: “Time and Space”

‘Squirrel’ – Plum Tree Tavern

December 2017

‘What Will Helen Mort Make Of This?’ – Scrittura Magazine, Issue 10
‘Sofa Olympics’ – Scrittura Magazine, Issue 10
‘Up A Tree’ – Scrittura Magazine, Issue 10
‘Eggoo’s Return’ – Visual Verse, Vol. 05 – Chapter 02
‘One Day’ – The Ekphrastic Review
‘A Conference Of Crows’ – Rats Ass Review, Winter 2017
‘Man On A Train’ – Prole Issue 24
‘Inevitabilities’ – Reach Poetry 231
‘Raven at Solstice’ – Three Drops from a Cauldron, Midwinter Special
‘this friday afternoon’ – The Lampeter Review, Issue 15
‘People Watching’ – Lighten Up Online

November 2017
‘Night Showings’ – Poetry Breakfast
‘Sleeptalker’ – Eunoia Review
‘A Big Something and Nothing’ – Eunoia Review
‘Going For A Song’ – Visual Verse, Vol. 05 – Chapter 01
‘On Bedsits’ – Amaryllis

October 2017
‘No Hiding Place’ – Visual Verse, Vol. 04 – Chapter 12
‘The Selkie’s Revenge’ – Anapest/The Paragon Journal
‘Pencils On A Table’ – Anapest/The Paragon Journal
‘Urban Decay’ – Anapest/The Paragon Journal
‘The Taste of Lisbon’ – Anapest/The Paragon Journal
‘saving a shell’ – Foxglove Journal

September 2017
‘Cézanne’s Fruit Bowl Fracas’ – Amble Magazine
‘Prickly Pear Stare’ – Visual Verse, Vol. 04 – Chapter 11
‘Marsden Blue Notes’ – Poster Poem Accepted for Marsden Jazz Festival 2017
‘Sequoias’ – Scrittura Magazine, Issue 9
‘the other side of nowhere’ – Foxglove Journal
‘A Dog’s Life’ – Peeking Cat, Issue 29
‘Dog Senryu’ – Failed Haiku, Issue 21

August 2017
‘Days Lie In Wait’ – Foxglove Journal
‘Monochrome Maze’ – Visual Verse, Vol. 04 – Chapter 10
‘In Cities At Night’ – Clear Poetry
‘Time To Go’ – Clear Poetry
‘Not Quite 8½’ – Northampton Poetry Review Issue 1
‘Edward Burra: The Snack Bar (1930)’ – Anapest/The Paragon Journal
‘1 What Every Child Needs (4)’ – Wildflower Muse
‘Fear That Can’t Speak’ – Wildflower Muse
‘Still Life Of A Toad’ – The Weekly Avocet #243

July 2017
‘Mona Lisa Musing’ – The Ekphrastic Review
‘A Long Walk’ – The Open Mouse
‘Inspired by Sonnet 129’ – Poets Online

June 2017
‘the girl who knew the moon’ – Eunoia Review
‘Clearing Grandma’s House’ – Optimum Poetry
‘Memory Thief’ – The Red Ceilings
‘On Nights’ – The Red Ceilings
‘Minds Under Arrest’ – The Red Ceilings
‘A Tale of Two Sandals’ – Reach Poetry 225

Big thanks to Write Out Loud, a community of poets. I posted my first 100 poems there: https://www.writeoutloud.net/profiles/paulwaring