March 6, 2010

The Unknown Ending was about how I felt during the last twelve months of my grandmother’s life. She bounced back from the edge three times in that year and I never really knew whether “this was it”. No one did. When my grandmother passed away earlier this year, once again I turned to my poetry to express…

March 3, 2010

Several years ago I returned to college to complete my A Levels. I work full time and I chose to study full time. It was the hardest thing I have ever had to do and I looked towards my loved ones whenever I needed a confidence boost. The responses I got were not inspiring nor were they what I needed…

August 16, 2009

You Won’t See Me Cry is a difficult one to explain. I was looking through my romantic peotry one day in August and realised that I’ve never written a poem from the point of view of relationship break up. I challenged my high level of empathy to the test and attempted to write something I’ve…

August 15, 2009

I wrote Bye Bye Bibby Bye Bye and posted it on Facebook for a friend. One of my family members said that I never wrote poems for them and A Poem For You was something that rolled around my subconscious for around two weeks. Erin Read the poem A Poem For You and more Poems…

August 3, 2009

Bye Bye Bibby Bye Bye was written for a friend of mine who I worked with. She left the office to go on to pastures new and this poem was something I came up with the following day. Erin Read the poem Bye Bye Bibby Bye Bye and more Poems written by Erin Cawood at…

June 17, 2009

In the middle of June, I experienced an awful period of not being able to sleep properly. My mind would not shut off and by the time I wrote Insomnia I was physically exhausted. I don’t know how people who suffer with insomnia manage, I was actually sleeping. Not properly granted, but not at all?…

March 23, 2009

As far as putting things into a post box go, I am rubbish at it. Remembering what day it is, and when it is not a problem for me. I’ll by a card, I’ll write in it, I’ll even address and put a stamp on it. But actually posting it? I seem to have a…

March 14, 2009

For those of you who are just discovering my blogs, I am working on my 1st novel – “Life’s A Ball?” that follows the loves the live’s and the losses of five women. Within the first few pages of the novel my main protagonist recieves a Valentine’s Card from “?” With a beautifully hand written…