Sharon Black


Here are some examples of my work. Click on the title to read the full poem.

No Magician (first published in Aesthetica Creative Works Annual 2010)

Palomas (2nd prize winner of Agenda Poetry Competition 2011)

Walking on Eggshells (first published in Aesthetica Creative Works Annual 2011)

Matryoshka (first published in The Frogmore Papers 2013)

Apiculture (first published in Envoi, issue 161 in Feb 2012)

Interrogation (first published in Aesthetica Creative Writing Annual 2012)

Moon Jellyfish (first published in Mslexia, issue 59 in Sep 2013)


A few years ago I gave a reading of my poetry at the Tea Potes tearoom & bookshop in Anduze, France. My friend Annette, unstoppable wih a camera, made this video:


My poem Djeema el Fna appears (read by me) in an electronic music track created by Alex Duncan. Click the orange triangular play button to listen. For more info about Alex's music see