Tag Archives: David Bowie

Such a wonderful person, but you got problems

Very sad news about David Bowie, who’s work is as important to me as it is to seemingly everyone else on the planet. I’ve little to add, except to say that as with most great rock writers, for me anyway, it’s always particular lines and phrases from songs that make the deepest impression, and they’ve been popping into […]

Don’t fake it baby: found poetry

In Keep Writing last week I mentioned the concept of ‘found poetry’, a loose term covering various methods of creating poetry using pre-existing texts.    If you want to know more, the best place to start is the wikipedia entry on it – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Found_poetry – this explains the background and explores an unexpected connection between found […]