I came a long way to find you
Across the snow-ridged top with its black gash of road
Its single tree its burden of sky
And the figures buried deep in the ice.
Now I’m waiting at the station bu... Read More...
David is a playwright, poet and novelist. He has written many plays for the professional and community theatre, and for BBC Radio. His novels include Shadow Bringer, published by Oxford University Press, and Robin Hood, published by Barefoot Books. Several plays for young people are also published by Oxford, among them Lady Macbeth, The Terrible Fate of Humpty Dumpty and Troy 24, and adaptations of Beowulf and Dracula. He has worked closely over the years with Midland Actors Theatre, on pieces such as Lady Chatterley’s Lover and The Mothers, and, most recently, The White Shining Land, an ongoing community theatre project based on stories of refugees, immigrants and asylum seekers. His poetry appears widely in magazines, and he has two pamphlets published by Fair Acre Press, Road Kill and Through The Woods. He has also worked on writing projects in dementia care homes and hospices. Among other things, he is presently working on his latest novel, The Hunt for the Great Bear. His most recent piece for theatre is the one-man play, Life and Times and the Tat Man.