Clifford Liles – Poet

Clifford Liles has won, been placed or shortlisted in many poetry competitions. His work has been published in magazines and he is currently preparing his debut chapbook featuring a thematic selection from his over sixty sonnets.  


“Oi”, the dock worker stopped me, “where’s my money?”, his breath frosting out on “money” and stood solid before me in his grease-stained AC/DC T-shirt. This could be the first line of a thriller. It helps establish a setting without telling. It hooks the attention of the reader. Something that that may be difficult for … Continue reading Attention!