Poetry

  • Adulting - a poem by Seb Reilly. Considering maturity and the impression of being a grown up against the reality, written as Poet-in-Residence of Margate Festival on 15th September 2018.
  • Are/Aren't - a poem by Seb Reilly. A musing on rocks, water, reflections and installation art, written as Poet-in-Residence of Margate Festival on 15th September 2018.
  • Bird - a poem by Seb Reilly. She inspires. She is. This piece, written as part of Birds and Other Stories, an art installation and performance at the Turner Contemporary, is for she.
  • Cliffs - a poem by Seb Reilly. A poem created in and inspired by Cliffs on Northdown Road, Cliftonville, written as Poet-in-Residence of Margate Festival on 15th September 2018.
  • Enshrouded - a poem by Seb Reilly. A rhyme of times lost and those forgotten we still remember, glimpses missed in the fog and mist, of treading a path less walked, first published in Dissonance Magazine.
  • Gongats - a poem by Seb Reilly. In the darkened forest, late at night, remember to look up and shine a torchlight. This poem tells of Gongats, creatures that live in the trees. Pay attention please.
  • Killing Time - a poem by Seb Reilly. An abstract poem, a signature, a list of names by the door. So many hands to shake, such a waste to spend the evening like this. A musing on the timeline.
  • Plume - a poem by Seb Reilly. Awash with the glow of the sunrise, a new day begins with the chirping of the early songbirds, caught within their cages. A poem considering that which traps.
  • Place Another - a poem by Seb Reilly. A consideration of reaction and interaction to art and environment by a cross-section of people, written as Poet-in-Residence of Margate Festival on 15th September 2018.
  • Platform One - a poem by Seb Reilly. A digital response to an analogue concept of sounds of light and visions of noise, written as Poet-in-Residence of Margate Festival on 15th September 2018.
  • Pyramid - a poem by Seb Reilly. A pulsing held deep and sounds heard unclear, the haunting voices in a place of fear, this is a poem of minds inside to be read in time to the lost beat you find.
  • Resonance - a poem by Seb Reilly. A staccato echo fading slowly over time, sifting sound waves slip through the mind, this poem will find silence to still the synaptic whine it inflicts in sines.
  • Reverse Fraction - a poem by Seb Reilly. A triptych poem of place, time, and a sense of change and lines are crossed, written as Poet-in-Residence of Margate Festival on 15th September 2018.
  • Seasider - a poem by Seb Reilly. The relationship defined of mankind and the sea, whispered over the breeze from the shore, embracing the waves and they come crashing to save this soul from the land.
  • Shipwreck - a poem by Seb Reilly. An epic-style, slightly modernist long poem, allegorical in theme and tone, of a ship lost to the rocks; run aground in sand, and a crew torn from a forced choice.
  • Still - a poem by Seb Reilly. In the peace of the early morning, after the slow departure of the night, there is a time for thought and reflection, like the water in the calming early light.
  • Symbiosis - a poem by Seb Reilly. The continuous conflict between man and nature is explored in this documentation of the war to hold back the green. This poem observes the unending struggle against life.
  • Ticktalk - a poem by Seb Reilly. A moment of time taken using snippets of conversations heard in a coffee shop, written as Poet-in-Residence of Margate Festival on 15th September 2018.