Roddy Williams – The Atheist Poet

2018

My latest publication – Amaryllis

I’m very happy to report that one of my sonnets has been published today in the wonderful online mag Amaryllis.

Check it out HERE

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Ode to Britney Spears

Britney Spears! Britney Spears!
You’ve screeched at me for years and years.
It vexes me. I get fed up
So would you kindly shut the fup!


My Latest Publication – Fish (2018)

I’m very happy to have been published today in the marvellous Ink, Sweat and Tears online mag, edited by Helen Ivory.

It came put of a chat I had with the man who tends the huge fishtank at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

Check it out here


Found Poem – van Gogh’s letter to Anthon van Rappard

Enclosed is a scratch out of the window

I always find it wonderfully cosy
to sit by a fire in the dusk
and to look
through the window
at a snow-covered landscape

I’ve also found
that natural chalk
here in town

It’s an article
that was practically unknown to me
until now

Now though
I find it isn’t that rare
and you probably know it
and already have it

If not
I think it a singular medium
in which to draw

Adieu old chap

a handshake in thought