Virginia Woolf once said 'Nothing has really happened until it has been recorded.' This is why I write poetry for it brings each small incident to life. It preserves all those moments in text, to be re-read and re-lived when they are almost forgotten.
Cara Brennan is 21 and was born in Harrogate, North Yorkshire she now lives in Newcastle where she is in her final year studying English Literature. Her poetry has been published in Pomegranate, The Cadaverine and The Beat as well as being commended in the 2009 Aesthetica Works Competition. In 2010 she read her poetry at Ilkley and Morley Literature festivals and she is currently in Writing Squad Five who are working with Simon Armitage on the Stanza Stones Project.
Did You Know:
If you meet Cara she will inevitably make you an origami bird.
Writers I Like:
Sylvia Plath, Charles Bukowski, J.D. Salinger, Ian McEwan, Ernest Hemingway, Virginia Woolf, Vladimir Nabokov, Chinua Achebe, Maxim Gorky, D.H Lawrence, Katherine Mansfield, Mary Shelley, Ted Hughes, Basil Bunting, e e cummings, George Gordon Byron, Emily Bronte, Angela Carter.