Drop in by Niall M Oliver

Nigel Kent - Poet

I’m delighted to welcome Niall Oliver this week to reflect on his wonderfully witty, observational pamphlet, My Boss

…Thank you Nigel, it’s a real honour to be invited on here to talk about my work, and in particular about my debut pamphlet My Boss. The whole thing has actually taken me by surprise. I didn’t actually plan to write it, never mind have it published and to hear so many people speak positively about it has been the icing on the cake.

Rather than follow your usual format of selecting a poem to talk about, I’ve decided to explain how the collection came about. The reason for this is that the poems form a series of sorts, and don’t necessarily stand by themselves, however I will feature one of the poems just to give a flavour of the content.

The collection itself depicts the dynamics between manager and subordinate…

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