"If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can warm me, I know that is poetry. If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry. These are the only ways I know it. Is there any other way?" (Emily Dickinson)
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This page was last updated: May 4, 2013
Read my new sequence of 78 poems based on the Tarot - click on the image to read them here on this site
My first three medieval mysteries, the Mariana novels WRONG WAY ROUND THE CHURCH, THIRTEEN-CARD SPREADandTHE WITCH OF BALINTORE are all now available for download as Kindle ebooks (as well as in paperback)
"Siva's Woman" (1,100 words) is set in medieval India.
In "Scene: The Mermaid Tavern" (500 words) we visit the legendary watering-hole and witness a clash between Will Shakespeare and Greasy Joan.
In "Sunngifu" (3,000 words) it is the world of Merlin and Arthur. The wife of one of the Knights of the Round Table has run away (How could she do such a thing?!) and Merlin is called on to investigate.
May 2013 - These poems are now available here as a paperback - "The Complete Tarot Poems"