Welcome to the HOME page of Dave Young – poet and coffee house dweller.
This website is FREE to READ and FREE to COMMENT on. To do so go to http://www.daveyoungpoet.wordpress.com and CLICK on the appropriate webpage.
“The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love” Ben Okri, Nigerian poet and novelist.
‘the writer of prose can only step aside when the poet passes by’ – Somerset Maughan
other pages on this website are:-
About Me – because writers never tire of talking about themselves.
Gallery – a page dedicated to artwork from artists I have collaborated with and misc. photographs of gigs and readings I have performed at.
Poems (2004-2011) – a page of earlier writing and remixes with extracts from my 2004 published collection ‘Ready to Ignite’ and non published work
Water’s Edge (2011) – Extracts of poetry and art coming together from the same inspiration source. A collaboration with Teesside fine artist Juliet Adele. All Rights Reserved. Copyright 2011. ISBN 0-9546191-1-0
poetry pages specific to this site:-
Angelspit (2012) – a free to read on line work in 3 parts. To follow the A-Z to Angelspit CLICK on their dedicated pages.
YellowFlower Parts 1, 2 and 3 (2014/2015) – a free to read on line work. To follow YellowFlower CLICK on their dedicated pages.
Last Lick (2015) – A free to read on line work – some poems by me, some by poets and writers I admire. To read and comment CLICK on the appropriate page.
Gratia (2017) – A 6th collection of poems, a free to read on line work. There are new poems by me interspersed with poems by writers I admire. To read and comment CLICK on the appropriate page.
Much of the Artwork you see on this website is by Juliet Adele, Dianne Bowell and Suzy Angus . I am grateful to them for allowing me use of their wonderful artwork to compliment my words.
Many of the photographs of yours truly on this website by Claire Young.
To contact the face in the crowd go to:-
Email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/dave.young.980315 OR
http://www.facebook.com/DaveYoungPoet – Good Poetry Licks
Twitter at dy_dave
OR post a comment on any of the pages on my website.