Thursday, 24 September 2009

Auditory Response To Appledore Sounds

I very often employ soundscapes when I read my poems: a guitar, flute, electronic blips etc. When I write them, I am influenced by the sounds around me too. There's no escape! Being involved with the Appledore Book Festival, with it's buzzing and creative atmosphere is heaven for me.

Sounds And Poetry Are One. (1)

My head
is a tape recorder
as well as
a camera
and computer.

I enjoy
absorbing sounds
storing them.
I enjoy the sounds
as much
as the images
I chance upon.

I have not
quite turned into
a digital recorder.
I am
open to,
and expecting


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