• 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- ‘Growing Up’ Showcase

    This month we’re looking at growing up, but more importantly, we want to focus on reflection, perspective, and progress.    Birthday Party   All you are And all you are yet to be Bound up in this little girl Small frail figure Hunched over Eyesight fixed Just above the...
  • Creative Corner- ‘Supernatural’ Showcase

    In light of recent spooky holidays *cough cough Halloween* this months showcase focuses on the macabre, unearthly and most of all The Supernatural! Witching Hour   This existence as a fatigued ghost- each waking moment an aching darkness.   Lauren Winson   Purgatory   I tiptoe through the graveyard...
  • Creative Corner – ‘New Beginnings’ Showcase

    This months theme kicks off the academic year by centering on ‘New Beginnings’. So kick back, relax and press reset… Step up, and step in The sun rises, the sun will set The simplest fact we will ever get For some things are big; some things are small But...
  • Creative Corner: ‘Elements’ Showcase

    This month we focused on the theme of elements. The word ‘element’ can be defined in multiple ways, be it relating to the substances; earth, water, fire, and air or as something more figurative such as the element of surprise. Our poets scope the natural, the behavioural and the...