https://thechambermagazine.com/2021/03/19/interview-with-author-poet-john-ormsby/ March 19th, 2021 Bio: I grew up in Toronto where upon graduating university I landed a job as a copy editor for a legal publisher. The work was poorly paid and mind-numbingly forensic with no room whatsoever for any creativity; we were basically word accountants. Upping sticks, I moved to the UK where I’ve … Continue reading Interview: The Chamber Magazine
Wi-Fi, Smart PhoneVisit besties with your drone3-D, 5GVirtual realityBinge-watch every show you knowGamers gaming on the goOrder it on AmazonSiri, is she right or wrong?TikTok, FacebookDo you like the way I look?Click bait, fake newsAlgorithms counting views If you could only look awayYou'd realise it's World Book Day
The critics ask from time to time Do all your poems have to rhyme? If not the case, my esteemed friends How would I know when each one ends?
Several years ago while travelling around Ukraine I entered the only shop in a remote village to buy a couple of cold drinks. Placing my purchases on the counter, the elderly shopkeeper tallied my bill on an abacus then pushed it toward me. Not entirely up to speed on ancient counting tools which predate our … Continue reading Emotional Baggage
This is my first entry so maybe we should start with an introduction of sorts. [removes Werther's Original and clears throat] I'm Mr Ormsby and thank you very much for dropping by. I write about the people and events who enter my personal space on a regular basis so that you, the reader, can decide … Continue reading Hello World