Words, pictures, music.

  ‘If I puked up some sonnets would you call me a miracle?’ Neko Case, ‘Night Still Comes’ I’m trying to unravel something about how I feel, and what I think, about the relationship between poetry and song. About my relationships with poetry and song. I’ve been thinking about it a lot over the lastContinue reading “Words, pictures, music.”

All the messages received in my sleep

This site is named Shadow Dispatches, the same phrase that gave the title to my second pamphlet. It comes from the below poem, ‘Somnography’ (a word I kind of made up: literally sleep writing) which talks about messages or emails that definitely exist during the night but disappear somehow before dawn. It was once filed under a line fromContinue reading “All the messages received in my sleep”