Explain Landscape’s Power.

In outer space, they say, no one can hear me scream Because of the not-quite vacuum Sound cannot travel there Despite the plasma, the hydrogen, the dark energy. Mal-adapted to outer space, we creatures of air And carbon. Yet made since the first fire Spurred on by cold war To venture out there. To outer […]

Extracts from the Rough Guide to the Sirius system, 5th static, 08/08/2444

Embarkation on Sirius One is a rough and tumble affair. This venerable spaceport has retained its grimy, industrious atmosphere and the weary traveller is likely to get jostled and disoriented. Keep your nerve however and you will soon work out what’s going on. It’s a small planet with a lot of traffic passing through. Accommodation […]

Landscape’s Power

While writing the story of how I got into acting, I mentioned that I began 2018 with a seven-day fast. This spoken word performance took place at the end of that fast, which was in protest against the two years of abuse I’d been subject to by that point. The poem must have written in […]