About

Heartseer is the blog of Janey Colbourne, writer, performance poet and musician, exploring the intersections of nature, culture and politics.

Seen with the heart,
Words burst forth,
Like time lapse blooms

All words, music and images copyright Janey Colbourne unless otherwise credited.

“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Janey Colbourne is a performance poet and nonfiction writer. She is the curator and host of Rise! Spoken Word programme at The Bureau, Blackburn, co-host of Art Space open mic at The Bureau, and a regular contributor writer for Earth Pathways Diary. She has been published in various magazines and anthologies. Janey is active on the poetry open mic scene in the North West and has been a featured performer at various community and charity events including Manchester Histories Soapbox, We Shall Overcome, Truth To Power Cafe, Blackburn Festival of Light, and Wigan Diggers’ Festival 2019. Her performances have been described as powerful, beautiful, courageous, uplifting, fun, open, generous, and ‘on fire’. She is blazing a trail in bleeding ink with the gleeful intent to vent against injustice and rewrite the future in hope and solidarity, for a growing, life-affirming, glorious diversity on this beautiful planet earth.

Thank you for following my blog. All likes, shares and comments are appreciated. If you would like to support me further to continue in this work by making a one-off donation securely via PayPal, please click here and accept my undying gratitude.

My poet’s profile on Write Out Loud

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Facebook @TheBureauBlackburn

5 thoughts on “About

  1. Janey, your blog will soon be added to our Actually Autistic Blogs List (anautismobserver.wordpress.com). Please click on the “How do you want your blog listed?” link at the top of that site to customize your blog’s description.
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