This month my poem, Anxiety Society, appears in The Robin Hood Book. Funny enough, my latest poem comes at a good time, since I was disenfranchised on May 3. Of course, the government are happy to post me all their political junk mail, but when the time comes, not my actual ballot. I should’ve expected this… but clearly, I’m not as cynical as I thought! Grr… time to get philosophical again, I guess. In the words of Rab C Nesbit when confronted by a pushy canvasser, ‘what do you need this useless article for?’

Check out my poem, Anxiety Society, on page 225

About Leilanie Stewart

Leilanie Stewart is an author and poet from Belfast, Northern Ireland. Her writing centres around protagonists who are on a journey of self-discovery and who explore their identity by overcoming adversity. She began writing for publication while working as an English teacher in Japan, a career pathway that has influenced themes in her writing. Her former career as an Archaeologist has also inspired her writing and she has incorporated elements of archaeology and mythology into both her fiction and poetry. In addition to promoting her own work, Leilanie runs Bindweed Magazine, a creative writing ezine, with her writer husband, Joseph Robert. Aside from literary pursuits, Leilanie enjoys spending time with her husband and their lively literary tot, a voracious reader of construction vehicle books. CONNECT WITH ME ON SOCIAL MEDIA:

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