J.A McManus (19/2/1983 / Carlisle, Cumbria)
Biography of J.A McManus
I am 26, happily married since 2005 and have two young children, I live in Carlisle, Cumbria, that's right up in the north of England if you were wondering! I am a aspiring poet, playwright and novelist. I hope anyone viewing my poems will enjoy reading them as much as I enjoyed writing them. If anyone wishes to discuss my poetry or wants advice on their own poems please feel free to ask any questions you may have. When I am not writing I enjoy watching films, football and documentries. I enjoy reading fantasy literature and my favourite poets are Edgar allen poe and Dylan Thomas. Thanks for your time.
J.A McManus's Works:
- A land of shadow and sin.
- Amongst the red reeds (a Sonnet.)
- Another year gone (a free verse poem.)
- Baby girl.
- Beautiful queen.
- Behind iron bars.
- Cancer (a quinzaine poem.)
- Christmas rush.
- Dead drummers beat.
- Don't go gentle into the dimming light.
- Dragon's fire.
- Empires (a free verse poem.)
Your clothes, your cars, even your home
We judge success on the things we own
So corrupted and so confused
Young minds getting utterly abused.
Can you not see that we’re all slaves
Working ourselves into early graves?
Working to buy things we don’t need
Caught in the shadow of our own greed.