wordsout was originally created as an imprint for the print books Breaking the Chains (1992) and Welcome to the Real World (2000). Everything was added to this website in 2011. Paperback copies of the last book are still available from Amazon.co.uk or from me.
Words written for personal and community events are collected in Occasions and Nonsense.
"not for personal
gain". All income after essential costs such as web hosting
to charity to support two
schools in Jos, northern
All poems on this site may be performed or re-published free of charge for non-commercial reasons. For copyright acknowledgment and other permissions see here.
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and performance pieces by
September 11, 2001 2002
BREAKING THE CHAINS 1992
The Place Where Socks Go 1985-90
poems by others
latest (Jan 15th, 2014)
More Cool Running...
The second instalment of Fly with the Eagles, the calypso tribute to the finest social running club known to humankind; and a new section for the work of two poets from St Johns' Cafe Church community, Joe Kelly and Charles Jobson.
days and seasons
Pieces grouped by theme or subject.