Joseph Robert’s latest poem, Worry Play, is out in The Commonline Journal this week. When I first read this one of my writer hubby’s poems, it made me think of a documentary I’d seen years ago about James Maybrick’s pocket watch and the Jack the Ripper conspiracy. Like the editor said to Joseph, when she accepted this one for publication, it stays on your mind for a while!

Organised Despair... a look inside the brain of an eccentric writer!

Organised Despair… a look inside the brain of an eccentric writer!

Another poem that I liked in The Commonline Journal was Braden Bell’s poem, Today. I particularly liked the last stanza. It’s true that during our waking hours, we have all the control in the world over our conscious thoughts, but at night, in the wee, small hours…

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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