Tommy Calderbank writes about ‘Not On The Wood’, the new self-published book of poetry, prose, doodles and magic from his mother Maggie who died in 1997.
Michelle ‘Moksha’ Watson has published a new book of her poems called ‘Warrior Beings.’
Colin Watts gives some poetic advice, to those who wake in the night worrying about the climate crisis.
Ted Seagreave compares our capacity for strength in the face of adversity with the ability of trees to draw on hidden depths through tough conditions, but warns that we also need wisdom and vision, in order to preserve the Earth for future generations.
David Greygoose puts our short lives in perspective, and celebrates the longevity and life-giving properties of trees.
As we destroy nature, we ultimately destroy ourselves, as this poem by David Greygoose so eloquently demonstrates.
Colin Watts celebrates young climate strikers around the world.
A veritable lament on the state of the world, by Cassius James.
Colin Watts poetically explores the darker side of humanity’s relationship with the sea.
A poem by Ted Seagrave, on what we can see if we really open our eyes to nature.
“It took me four billion years to produce enough oxygen for life and now you’ve squandered nearly all of it in little more than two hundred thousand.” The Earth’s musings on mankind, by Colin Watts.
Mel Costello gives a poetic commentary on the consequences of our throwaway attitude towards plastic.
One Boy Stood in the Field – A poem by David Greygoose
Anton Dolders gives us his poetic – and artistic – response to climate change.
Poem written by Tayo Aluko who, after hearing the constant news about the lack of PPE in Britain and the USA, a line came into his head and it ended up being the last line of this poem.
A writing group is being set up for people on the autism spectrum who have a passion for writing or are interested in learning more about this.
At a Stroke, a poem by Arthur Adlen and read by Dave Hayward (Bravid).
Nightingales, a poem by Arthur Adlen and read by Dave Hayward (Bravid)
Sounds like the Mersey, a poem by Arthur Adlen and read by Paul Cosgrove.
The Revolution Will be Televised, a poem by Arthur Adlen and read by Jerome Masssett.
Getting Fucked About, a poem by Arthur Adlen and read by Dave Hayward (Bravid).
Five Uncles, a poem by Arthur Adlen and read by Rita Fitzpatrick.
Rising Early, a poem by Arthur Adlen and read by Rita Fitzpatrick
Mike Ainscough reads the poem My Father by Arthur Adlen.
Sue Hunter reads the poem How the cat brought us closer together, by Arthur Adlen.
Maria McCann reads the poem We live in a Household of Books by Arthur Adlen.
Sue Hunter reads the poem Affairs of the Heart by Arthur Adlen.
Liverpool Scriptshop will be back with a bang on Tuesday 24th September, 7pm, at Blackburne House, with exciting new projects for interested writers.
Janet McCusker reads the poem Sometimes a Song by Arthur Adlen.
Janet McCusker reads the poem Skelmersdale Graffiti by Arthur Adlen.
John Connolly reads the poem Ode to Winter by Arthur Adlen.
Mike Ainscough reads the poem Skjalmarsdale by Arthur Adlen.
Jo Vick reads the poem In Paradise by Arthur Adlen.
Jo Vick reads the poem Below Talacre’s Hill by Arthur Adlen.
Finvola Dunphy is a new contributor to Nerve. This is a poem about her views on democracy.
“Sanctuary?”, a poem by Paul Newton about refugees.
After a visit to the Great Homer Street Market, Janet McCusker remembers what it used to be like when she worked there in the 60’s.
This is an article written by Patricia McKeon for the WEA creative writing course about a book in the Oak Room of the Picton Library.
A fond, very personal memory from 2013 of an unforgettable day in Liverpool’s history.
A commemoration by Linda Yong for those whose lives were lost in the Aberfan disaster which was 50 years ago and which devastated the mining community and the nation.
Shameful, a poem written by Ted Seagrave about homelessness.