I am in my second year studying English Literature. Poetry is one of my biggest passions and I enjoy writing (and occasionally performing) my own poetry, as well as attending spoken word nights and watching exciting new poets perform. I love studying in London because, unlike in my hometown Portsmouth, there is always something interesting going on and there are a range of brilliant galleries, museums and markets to visit. I am a columnist for the student-run CUB Magazine and write about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, as mental health is an important issue to me. One day I would like to help tackle the stigma attached to mental health problems on a greater scale.

Little Circles of Dancing Light: On Poetry

Poetry, poetry, poetry. I love poetry. I like putting on a silly voice to impersonate T. S. Eliot whilst reciting ‘The Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock’ and deepening my voice to imitate Dylan Thomas’ melodic reading of ‘Fern Hill’. That’s just how I spend my Friday nights. I particularly enjoy spoken word poetry and I […]