National Poetry Month, April 2014


Art, Essays, Mass Media, Poetry, Writing

Rapid technological development has led to a constant flood of visual and acoustic bits and bites – emails, text messages and Facebook updates. For most of us it has become a habit to react, one that often leaves us frazzled and detached. Single-tasking has become a luxury in the 21st century. To sit down and […]

April 2, 2014

During the Hours – A wonderful review by the Poet Hound


Poetry, Reviews

  Poet Hound Poetry ideas, inspirational writers, and features of other valuable poetry resources.   Tuesday, August 21, 2012 Frances Livings’ During The Hours This collection is actually on CD and set to wonderful jazz music. Three poems: Songs of the Soul, The Maliciousness of Words, and During the Hours are featured here. I will tell […]

August 22, 2012

Livings In Los Angeles. Public Parks and Gardens and their Impact on Mental Health and the Creative Mind


Creative influences, Livings In Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Nature, Poetry, Writing

The title of my poem ‘Evaporated’ may not suggest it, but its imagery draws from the different and contrasting botanical areas at the Huntington Gardens in San Marino which has been one of my favourite place to visit ever since I first came to Southern California in 2005. The 207 acres of space, of which […]

September 8, 2011