︎ The Blood House (Hesterglock Press 2014)
first edition £5 hand-made pamphlet SOLD OUT
second edition paperback due very soon
‘I felt the pulse, certainly;
the life, breath, exposure of nerve ends.’ - Iain Sinclair
︎ Semblance (Erbacce Press, 2016)
‘ . . . a balance of introspection and activity, Scotthorne’s work hurts the soul through its jabs, chops and violent attacks all executed with fine self-control and patient care born of long practice . . .’
- Jude Cowan Montague
It’s all about my relationship with my martial arts swords. My chance meeting with film maker/translator Albert Zhang in 2015, and subsequent conversations led me to write Semblance. I owe Albert a debt of gratitude for making this poetry and my Chinese Martial Arts into a film of the same name and for translating these poems into Mandarin and Cantonese.
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