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OURSELVES poetry collection
Delighted to have my first collection of poetry published. OURSELVES was joint winner of the Geoff Stevens Award 2020. https://www.indigodreams.co.uk/beda-higgins/4595003170

ACTION IS LOUDER THAN WORDS
The World Health Organisation has suggested that inactivity needs to be tackled at government level; including town planners, transport networks, as well as health and sports facilities. In the 1970’s Finland did just this. Finland’s health at that time was one of the worst recorded with unacceptably high level of coronary heart disease. The then … Continue reading "ACTION IS LOUDER THAN WORDS"

I think I might be a prophet….
Bird Flu was published in 2011, saw this pickle we’re in coming! Read it here.

GEOFF STEVENS AWARD
Brilliant to have been awarded a 2020 Award from the wonderful Indigo Dreams publishing team. I am honoured and thrilled to have my first collection of poetry due to be published this year. The collection is gathered from a long nursing career, and seems timely given the present covid-19 situation. We are all realising how … Continue reading "GEOFF STEVENS AWARD"

Please give me your heart to hold: winning poems from the 2019 Winchester poetry prize
HERON When you left he came. On water and air, at a distance still and silent, alone telling me bit by bit how it would be – the hurt like water rippling – different every day but the same shapes and colour in the blue flow of me to you. He raises his head high, … Continue reading "Please give me your heart to hold: winning poems from the 2019 Winchester poetry prize"