Jenny Hope

Jenny HopeJenny’s poetry has been published in a number of small-press magazines including Envoi, The Rialto, Obsessed by Pipework, and on Daisy Goodwin’s website. As well as poems about various relationships and family members, and observations of nature, this first collection also includes poems on such subjects as electricity and tarmac, a man whose greatest love is lavished on his car, and a pleasing section on food.

Sample poem: Jalfrezi

Personal website: www.poetrymaker.co.uk

Oversteps publications

Petrolhead (2010)

Now he’s gone.
The cat’s appeared
like death on a warm day,

in two minds whether the effort
was worth a face full of feathers.

Extract from “Bird”