Lighten Up Online

The quarterly light verse webzine

Tim Kenny studied Classics in Manchester. He likes texts that nudge readers off the path and texts that leave spaces for readers to create. He reads big but he writes small: recent micro-fiction published in The Citron Review and forthcoming in Dime Show Review. Anyone intrigued by Narratology and (mostly) Classical poetry, can find him working through ideas at

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Brian Bilston is a poet who knows it. He writes about the human condition, relationships, and buses; with the emphasis being predominantly on buses. Brian runs a specialist Poetry Laboratory at where he takes verse from the ideation stage right through to final poemification. In his spare time, he enjoys pipe-smoking, pipe-playing and pipe-fitting. He is mostly made up

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