About the poet
An award-winning children’s poet, guitarist and writer-in-schools, James Carter lives with his...
Where Do You Get Your Ideas From?
From the SPACE between my ears
from the WORLD behind my eyes
from delving DEEP inside me
where INSPIRATION lies
From MEMORIES that haunt me
from things I HEAR and SEE
from MYSTICAL CONCOCTIONS
of FACT and FANTASY
From WORDS that come and find me
from DREAMING hard and long
IDEAS: that’s where they’re from
from Journey To The Centre Of My Brain! (Macmillan, 2012), © James Carter 2012, used by permission of the author and the publisher
James Carter Reading from his Poems