COVID-19: a snapshot. Three poets, three poems

Poetry by Len Lukowski





Poetry by Ruth Wiggins





Poetry by Hilary Hares



These poems were written in response to our Stories in the Time of Covid19 project.



Len Lukowski is a London-based writer and performer. His stories and poetry have been published in various journals including Wasafiri, The Ofi Press, The Cardiff Review and LossLit. He won the Wasafiri New Writing Prize for Life Writing in 2018.
Ruth lives in London but ordinarily spends her happiest hours in the wild. Her work has been most recently published in magazines like Poetry Review, POETRY, Blackbox Manifold, The Stinging Fly, Waymaking and Perverse. Her pamphlet Myrtle is published by the Emma Press, and her collection, ‘a handful of string’, poems about trekking in Mongolia, is published by Paekakariki in May. More info here
Hilary Hares’ poems have found homes online, in print and in anthologies. She has a Poetry MA from MMU and has achieved success in a number of competitions. Her collection, A Butterfly Lands on the Moon supports Loose Muse, Winchester, and a new pamphlet, Red Queen is available from Marble Poetry. Her own website is: