Deliciously Wicked Writing

The Wicked Come by P.J. Reed

The Wicked Come is an exploration of the darker side of humanity. Each character has their own dark tale to share, their lives unravelling before the reader in minimalistic, deadly verses.

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The Hut Experience

One advantage of doing writers-in-residence placements is that you get to see some amazing out-of-the-way places. Places normally hidden from view and lost to the world. The Artist’s Cabin at Bucks Mills, Woolsery, situated

on the wild North Devon coast was no exemption. It stands clinging tenta…

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Evolution of my Writing

I have been looking at my website Deliciously Wicked Poetry and I have realised my writing has been quietly evolving on its own and I had not noticed it. It is all very strange! I used to write purely dark romantic, Gothic Horror poetry which was an easily defined label.
Now I am loving the pure ro…

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The Haiku Journal

One of my haiku has been accepted into the Haiku Journal! This is the first time my haiku has been published in a journal so I am very happy and not a little relieved.

Here is my wistful 1am haiku from last night

the wind brings sadness
drags my mind through starless nights
thoughts of frien…

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Haiku Tears

I had a lovely response to my haiku reading. One artist read my first two haikus and cried as they touched her on an emotional plain. I was delighted that she was able to connect with my poetry as being a poet you hope for an emotional reaction to your work but I never dreamt someone would have such…

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Poetry Successes

Usually when it comes to submitting poetry to open poetry calls i have around a 10% acceptance rate. I think and hope this is quite normal and on the positive side suffering is a prerequisite for good writing, therefore I try to think of the positive outcomes of rejections. This week I have been ext…

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