Kathleen Jones

Rookie (Lake District, England)

Biography of Kathleen Jones

Kathleen Jones poet

Kathleen Jones is a poet and biographer. Born and brought up on a hill farm in the English Lake District, she lived for ten years in Africa and the Middle East, where she worked in broadcasting, before returning to England. She studied at Bristol University as a mature student with four children and now lives part of the time in Italy with her partner, who is a sculptor. She tutors creative writing and is a Royal Literary Fund Fellow.
Kathleen has been published in a wide range of poetry magazines, is the author of a poetry pamphlet, Unwritten Lives (Redbeck Press) and a new collection 'Not Saying Goodbye at Gate 21' published by Templar Poetry in 2011 and winner of the Straid Award for a first collection.

Kathleen Jones's Works:

Unwritten Lives, Redbeck Press
Not Saying Goodbye at Gate 21, Templar Poetry
A Glorious Fame, Bloomsbury publishing, Kindle e-book
Christina Rossetti, OUP, Kindle e-book
A Passionate Sisterhood, Virago, Kindle e-book
Catherine Cookson, Time Warner
Seeking Catherine Cookson's Da, Constable Robinson
Margaret Forster, an introduction, Northern Lights
Katherine Mansfield: The Storyteller, Penguin NZ, EUP

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Walking Naked

When I walk naked
his eyes follow me
from the bed

He will never once say
I want you or
I love you


When the light is out
his fingers track my skin
dictating their own
erotic message

I try to answer
I do not want you
do not love you

do not want
do not love

But I do.

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