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Patrick Howse

From Munich

Former BBC Newsgathering journalist who developed PTSD covering the Iraq war between 2003-2009. Originally wrote poems about that, now about anything that takes his fancy - Nature, Art, Music, Travel and Love. See details of my collection Shadow Cast By Mountains here: http://www.hayloft.eu/shadow%20cast%20by%20mountains.html

What inspires me?

Nature Art, Music, Literature Psychology History Love Parenthood and Childhood

My best line

The end is the silence At the end (from 'Vaughan-Williams')

Top 5 poets

  1. Ted Hughes
  2. Wilfred Owen
  3. Mary Oliver
  4. Edward Thomas
  5. e.e. cummings

Top 5 poems

  1. Pike (Hughes)
  2. Strange Meeting (Owen)
  3. Adlestrop (Thomas)
  4. Ode to Autumn (Keats)
  5. Next of Course God America (cummings)

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