The theme for this week’s JVG Radio Method poem is “He Said She Said“. This week’s topic was “said”, well I think that was what JVG wanted, hard to know sometimes. I decided on an observation about modern “conversation” rather than a poem. Now a conversation requires at least two participants and the odds of… Read More


The theme for this week’s JVG Radio Method poem is “News“. I had this weeks poem written early (unusual). And then the news from New Zealand exploded across the media. On the way into the studio this morning, I wrote the piece you have here. The original one didn’t fit the day as well as… Read More


The theme for this week’s JVG Radio Method poem is “Astronauts“. I have no idea what Jon was thinking this week. Astronauts? Well, it was interesting, after four attempts (something of a record) to come to grips with it, I settled on this piece I presented on air. I do like it but I wish… Read More


I suspect that JVG was trying to intimidate with this weeks title, but silence is a poets friend.  Allowing individual words to shine.

So after blathering on like that with JVG for a while about John Cage and silence  ( and how neither of us had recovered from BBQ day last week), I got on with the poem
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