Racial tension smoulders at the heart of Charlotte Ansell’s astonishing poem.

An intensely atmospheric prose poem.

Memory, trauma and mermaids collide in Pat Edwards’ terrific poem.

A searing poem of transformation from Pauline Sewards.

A very welcome poem today from Natalie Shaw.

A poem of gentle reflection today from Sarah L Dixon, aka The Quiet Compere.

Melanie Branton is making do and mending today.

Like the best small poems, Scroll Down covers an enormous amount of ground in its five lines.

The irrepressible Guinotte Wise’s “paean to a reckless youth”.

As the new season gets underway, I ponder my enduring love affair with Birmingham City F.C.