Do not overuse similes, saying something is like something else. Poetry is usually improved by metaphor. The yellow sun is like an egg yolk can become the sun is yellow as an egg yolk or the sun is egg yolk yellow or simply the sun is an egg yolk or just the egg yolk sun. Then you can start thinking about albumen clouds. BewareContinue reading “Our Top 10 Editing Tips”
CERASUS Magazine is now available to buy on Amazon as a full colour A4 size 44 page paperback, priced at £5.99, featuring poetry and prose by Seth Crook, Jim Ferguson, George Gunn, SJ Howarth, Maxine Rose Munro, Zach Murphy, Penny Sharman & Morelle Smith. Or to download as an ebook from the CERASUS Magazine Ko-fi Shop.
It is my pleasure and honour to announce the Final Winners of the 2020 Cerasus Poetry Olympics: Gold Medal: ICELAND (Mark Kilburn) Silver Medal: FIJI (Sophie Norton) Bronze Medal: OMAN (John Gallas) Laurel Wreath: PERU (India Halstead) Many congratulations to 4 most worthy champions and to everyone else who took part in this competition andContinue reading “2020 Cerasus Poetry Olympics – Final Results”
Please note that, for the duration of the Coronavirus epidemic in the UK, we will not be selling any books via our website. This is to avoid visits to the Post Office, which tends to be always crowded, in order to maintain ‘social distancing’. All titles are still available on Amazon. Stay safe everyone.
John Wilks is the Editor in Chief of Cerasus Poetry. ‘According To The Dandelions’ is a compilation of 50 of his poems, extracted from the body of work he has written over the past 50 years, loosely themed around Childhood. His own childhood and adolescence, as you might be able to calculate, took place inContinue reading “According To The Dandelions”
A free ebook in Portable Document (.pdf) format, featuring poems from all our published poets, is now available. Whether you want to read a sample before you buy, or to gauge the type of work we accept before you submit your own, you can download a copy below. Also available in paperback for £2.99 fromContinue reading “FREE Poetry Sampler”
Please read the illuminating blog about Julia’s life on the Mind website. Then buy her book.
‘OUTBRANCHING’ by Scharlie Meeuws “Words are my arthropod feelers with which I carefully sense my way in an outbranching world… When a poem is a true expression of feeling, it can be liberating. The pace and timing of words reveal a full and surprising range of meaning, which I believe is best expressed through theContinue reading “‘OUTBRANCHING’ by Scharlie Meeuws available to buy now.”
Ewan takes us from his days as a self confessed adolescent arsehole, through his time as a cold warrior, to his abandoned attempt to become an ex-pat writer in exile, taking stock of his relationship with his father and various skirmishes with women on the way. Yet he also takes us deeper into the past,Continue reading “Announcing our latest publication: ‘Last Night I Met John Adcock’ by Ewan Lawrie”