Elise, is a UK poet,
and the founder and editor of International poetry
magazine Decanto. Her work has been included in
various magazines and anthologies both in the UK and
She has written many collections of poetry,
including 'For All Eternity', 'The Last Lament',
'Paradise', 'Opium Valentines' and 'Sacred Realm'.
She is currently working on a new collection.
Her collections have been widely reviewed. She has
also been featured and interviewed in various
magazines and ezines, both in the UK and abroad.
Her relay interview with US poet Mary Ann Sullivan,
about the poet 'Hilda Doolittle' was featured in
Elise's poetry is often described as
Metaphysical/Romanticism, with strong visual
imagery. The concept of bringing together words,
music and images brought about the idea of video
poetry, a field which seems to suit the strong
visual quality of her work. Her video poetry also
includes her own musical compositions.
Her poetry video
collaboration 'Conceptus' with American poet Gregory Vincent
St. Thomasino, has recently been accepted by the Southbank
'I like to totally immerse myself in creating video poems. I
think it is
the ideal way to collaborate multi media, of poem, image and
next best thing to a stage production, which has always been
a dream of
mine. I love the expression of words and how the spoken
voice can convey
the feeling or emotion of the poem... and of course the
music, which I
so enjoy creating. It is very satisfying to be able to bring