• Creative Corner Showcase: Awakening

    As spring draws closer, Impact’s poets explore the theme of awakening, whether new beginnings or awakening to the reality of an ending... ...
  • Creative Corner Showcase: ‘Reflections’

    At the start of a new decade, it’s easy to set lots of resolutions and look ahead. But this month our poets turn to their reflections for inspiration in Emily Hall’s aptly-named ’20-20 vision’ and Lauren Winson’s poems on the power of memory.  20-20 vision My 20-20 vision is...
  • Creative Corner showcase: Growth

    Although the change in seasons means many animals are going into hibernation and trees are losing their leaves, the approaching end of year can also be a time for personal growth ahead of the new year. This month’s showcase explores ‘growth’, intertwining the natural and human words in poems...
  • Creative Corner: ‘Pride’ Showcase

    To mark the LGBT+ pride celebrations occurring across the UK in July, this month Impact's poetry showcase explores pride with poems submitted by a range of students. Whether inspired by current affairs or personal experience, calling out homophobia or exploring queer desire, the showcase celebrates pride and highlights the...
  • Creative Corner: ‘Transitions’ showcase

    A collection of poems on the theme of ‘transitions’. June marks the end of another academic year and the beginning of summer- weather permitting- as we reach the midpoint of 2019. With so many possibilities for change, this month’s poetry showcase focuses on ‘transitions.’   Arrive The rafters of...
  • Creative Corner: ‘Decisions’ Showcase

    May is a month of decisions for many, especially as the coursework deadlines draw to a close. As many students look for internships, and others towards graduation, it’s a time of change. With this in mind, it felt only appropriate to put together a showcase on the theme of...
  • Creative Corner: ‘Tomfoolery’ Showcase

    As Easter (and assessments…) draw near, it felt appropriate to indulge in a little bit of silly behaviour, a pinch of tomfoolery, to wave away the deadline blues. So this month, we made tomfoolery our theme, and our fabulous poets once again delivered.   As Spring Falls Funny, you-...