Does the early bird catch the creative worm?

For me, there is a sense of excitement and anticipation when I rise early.  I love to catch the beginning of dawn, particularly in the Spring.  The dawn chorus in Spring is one of the most incredible sounds of nature.  

Rising Like Tides

Here is the first performance of my setting of Maya Angelou’s poem ‘Still I Rise’ for women’s voices, sung by…

Poem | Five Hours

Five Hours

…is a morning’s work
with its tussles and chatterings
as starlings in gardens in a city in peace time
Where crossing the road in leather-soled shoes
is smooth as an in-breath
And war a…

Poem | March

March Spring sinews the morning – Crackles the dawn – Seeps through my blanket thoughts To my wool wrapped bones.…