Publications

Poetry Collections

A Poet’s Poems (2015)
Journeys and Memories (2015)
Poems of Spring (2016)
Natural Colours (2017)

Just a Thought (2019)

Lighthouse (2020) private collection

Thirty (2020)

Children’s Poetry Collections

What Am I? An Alphabet of Animal Poems (2017)
I Smell Fish and Chips and Worms Too (2017)

Children’s Fiction

Tails of a Little Brown Mouse (2018)

Charity Poetry Anthologies

There Is No Planet B – Act Now (2018)
The Friendship Collection – Children’s Collection (2018)
The Friendship Collection – Poetry (2018)
The Friendship Collection – Short Stories and Young Adult Fiction (2018)
Global Warning (2019)

One Hundred Memories (2019) in aid of Alzheimer's Society

Poetic Vision (2020) in support of The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association

Purrfect Poems (2020) in support of Cats Protection



Individual Pieces Published in Collections

My Diary of a Cat Owner blog http://mydiaryofacatowner.blogspot.co.uk/ (2012 – 2018)
Wardle, M. (2012) ‘Bubbles’ Company Kept Me Going’ article in Your Cat Magazine.
Wardle, M. (2014) ‘My Pussycat’ poem in Whitfield, C. (2014) Darkest Before Dawn. Peterborough, Forward Poetry.
Wardle, M. (2014) ‘Hurricane Sandy’ poem in Samworth, D. (2014) Candlelit Thoughts. Peterborough, Forward Poetry.
Wardle, M. (2014) ‘Nails’ in Patel, S. (2014) Poetry In Motion. Peterborough, Forward Poetry.
‘Gyroscope Mind’ poem in Archer, R. (2018) Diverse Verse 3.
‘Aeroplane Skies’ poem in Galvin, E. R. and Knight, P. (2018) Cockatiels and Bold Women.
‘Wonky Spice Rack Album Launch’ article in The Purple Diary magazine (2019).
‘Clarity’ poem in Cash, M. Burdizzo Bards Volume 1 (2019).
‘Fire in the Sky’ poem in Cash, M. Burdizzo Bards Volume 1 (2019).
‘Fragile’ poem in Cash, M. Burdizzo Bards Volume 1 (2019).
‘Poison’ poem in Cash, M. Burdizzo Bards Volume 1 (2019).

Commissioned Poems (available on YouTube / in the Public Domain)

What is Community? (November 2019) commissioned by Stafford Borough Community Awards

Echoes (March 2020) poetry film in collaboration with John E. Smoke commissioned by The Pocket Film Festival 2020 and Staffordshire Libraries

Ally (April 2020) commissioned by Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust NHS Equality and Inclusion

Sandstone and Clay (May 2020) commissioned by Enjoy Staffordshire for Staffordshire Day

Empathy (June 2020) commissioned by Staffordshire Libraries for Empathy Day

September Soliloquy (September 2020) commissioned by Poetry on Loan for National Poetry Day 'Vision' 2020

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