Category Archives: Poems

Long Poem Magazine Launch: Issue 10

It was a privilege to read this week at the Barbican Library last Wednesday, October 23rd, as part of the launch of Long Poem Magazine Issue 10, and I offer me sincerest gratitude to the editors, Linda Black and Lucy … Continue reading

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Animated Poem, “Trrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr”

(Click on the “Trr” above to begin!) Experimenting with GIMP as an animation composer. This is an animated version of a poem that was first published in ‘ditch’ last year: http://www.ditchpoetry.com/lisamansell.htm I’m still learning its features, and this is a first … Continue reading

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Notebook Fragments #1

Fragment #1 (unfinished) A cowbell in the distance skulks a long afternoon on horse-stone suns green and trunk-black where pines ravine the bronze-dust on arid darns of equine-piss Their necks purge gurgles of rumour A squat hawk-like quake on the … Continue reading

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Music To Not Write Home To

Commas & Colons Magazine has launched, and I am fantastically excited to be included. You can see my poem, beautifully illustrated by Sam Parr, here. Magazine Front Page & Contents. I am captivated by the interaction between image and text in this … Continue reading

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Commas&Colons

I have a new poem coming soon to Commas&Colons Magazine. This is a new magazine and I am delighted to be part of its inaugural issue. It is always thrilling to enter new projects and take a few risks. I submitted largely … Continue reading

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Ecopoems 3: Installation

On June 19th 2012, I exhibited the first stage of the ecopoems as an installation at the Spode China Halls in Stoke-on-Trent.  The China Hall is part of the now abandoned Spodeware factory; its chalky dust-rippled space is cavernous in … Continue reading

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“Palimpsests” on Blackbox Manifold

Palimpsests on Blackbox Manifold Some of my new work has appeared in Blackbox Manifold, issue 8. “Palimpsests” is a long poem that interacts with Y Mabinogi, a Medieval Welsh manuscript in a psychogeographical enquiry.  I have used techniques ranging from … Continue reading

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New Poems on ditch,

Check out three of my new poems included in ditch poetry magazine, Canadian/International journal for Avant-Garde writers. Don’t forget to stop by and read the work of all the contributors and the  generous archive copies of past anthologies. http://www.ditchpoetry.com/lisamansell.htm

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New Work

New Work.

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Love Poem 2

Love Poem 2   slick in the lactic stale of sextet                                              they crabclinch in their cuneiform          and listen to the music that kilts and suck their scab-wrecked skin                                 tantric and crystal                     a tryst                                                                                rustic and grasp … Continue reading

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