Do what you are going to do and I will tell about it
Katrina Naomi on finding permission to write, violence in poetry, and what makes a happy life. When I was a child my mum used to read me The Cat in the Hat, which I loved.I also remember Now We are Six by A. A. Milne.I don’t think I knew this was poetry.
The Bloodjet: An Interview with Katrina Naomi
The Way the Crocodile Taught Me was just published in April.It does contain quite a few ‘violent’ poems. The collection has two main concerns regarding violence – violence in the family (specifically from my step-father) and violence on the street (specifically sexual violence).