Stephen Beattie

Rookie (06/08/1957 / United kingdom)

Biography of Stephen Beattie

Stephen Beattie, born 1957 in Lincolnshire England, has had a varied career including work on a deep sea trawler, cartography and public service. In 2004 he enrolled on a poetry course and suddenly all those random thoughts which littered his brain made sense.
His first collection, Treading The Helix, was published in 2011

Stephen Beattie's Works:

Treading The Helix
Published by Indigo Dreams Publishing
ISBN 978-1-907401-35-0

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Insomnia

It comes between dusk and dawn; uninvited,
unbidden, unwanted; a crashing party bore.
It drinks my thoughts, digests my soft emotions;
Incubus of the dark hours, lean eyed hawk,
It sits inside my skull with hammer set;
poised, eager to abort those unseen dreams.

It’s the sweat soaked pillow of memory, of
torment piercing the night; a rip of dreams,

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