Here’s my poetry reading for June. This poem was first published in September 2011 in Graffiti magazine issue 12. Watch for the cameo by the magazine itself… all I can say is that there was no gust of air present on that day. Spooky? Maybe not. Funny, perhaps!

About Leilanie Stewart

Leilanie Stewart is a novelist and poet. Her debut novel, Gods of Avalon Road was published by Blossom Spring Publishing in October 2019 and her second novel, The Buddha's Bone is forthcoming in October 2021. Leilanie has also published three poetry collections: The Redundancy of Tautology (Cyberwit, 2021); Chemotherapy for the Soul (Fowlpox Press, 2017); A Model Archaeologist (Eyewear Publishing, 2015) and two self-published pamphlets: Toebirds and Woodlice (Meandi Books, 2012); Metamorphosis of Woman (Meandi Books, 2012), satirical novella Zombie Reflux (Meandi Books, 2014) and surreal novelette, Til Death do us Boneapart (Dark Gothic Resurrected Magazine, 2017). Leilanie is also Editor in Chief of Bindweed Magazine, a poetry and fiction online magazine that also publishes a quarterly print anthology. She currently lives in Belfast with her writer and poet husband, Joseph Robert and their lively literary tot, a voracious reader of educational books. Literary blog: https://leilaniestewart.com/ Meandi Books: http://meandibooks.bigcartel.com/ Bindweed Magazine: https://bindweedmagazine.wordpress.com/

4 responses »

  1. Scott Hastie says:

    Hi Leilanie, you have a very clear poetic voice, very surefooted words that carry weight. love your finish here too: “into the void from which to came…” Lovely With Best Wishes Scott

  2. Teresa Joseph Franklin says:

    Absolutely beautifully read

  3. DE Navarro says:

    That’s great, sure enjoyed.

  4. Thanks for your kind comments and for checking out my work 🙂

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