Poems

Follow the links below to read and hear all of the poems from Bedtime Stories for the End of the World.

Romalyn Ante – A Manananggal Replies to a Child
Jay Bernard – The Sea Road
Leonardo Boix – Pombero
Malika Booker – La Diablesse’ s Masquerade
Stuart Buck – Loverfiend
Kayo Chingonyi – nyaminyami
Tice Cine – Buli
Geraldine Clarkson – Bluebird & the Forbidden Rooms
Kate Denereaz – Mélusine
Olga Dermott-Bond – Nettles
Lucia Dove – Yaga
Rhian Edwards – Blodeuwedd
Inua Ellams – Ike/Rust
Oliver Fox – Jörmungandr/World Snake
Ella Frears – Eurydice – Mourning Pages
Nick Garrard – Make Nothing Happen
Annie Hayter – Sealing
Amina Jama – boqoradda caraweelo
Joshua Judson – The Green Man
Natalie Linh Bolderston – Triệu Thị Trinh
Rachel Long – Open
Andrew McMillan – gospel
Sabrina Mahfouz – Prometheus, Woman.
Kei Miller – The Story of the Dry River
Helen Mort – Goldilocks swipes left
Miriam Nash – The Nine Mothers of Heimdallr
S. Niroshini – Black Lullaby
Gboyega Odubanjo – EPIPHANEIA
Laurie Ogden – Do You Not Hear the Sea?
Leke Oso Alabi – Menelik
Alycia Pirmohamed – Persephone, An Immigration Story
Phoebe Stuckes – Cassandra
Joelle Taylor – The 8th Colour
Jack Underwood – King Cnut and the Tide
Simran Uppal – Untitled
Kandace Siobhan Walker – Sympathy for Wild Horses