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“You will be great.”
Words of congratulations to Joseph Charles MacKenzie on winning First Place in the Long Poem Section of the Scottish International Poetry Competition.
Iain Crichton Smith, Scottish Poet and Novelist
“The visionary vespers of Joseph Charles MacKenzie belong in this digital poetical age… May his sun never set and the filial bonds of bards never break. The distinctive characteristics this poet displays are truly remarkable.”
Samuel Gilliland, Scottish Bard, Winner of the MacDiarmid Tassie

Are You a Reader of Good Taste and Refinement?

In nobler times, aristocratic patrons showered poets with support. Today, readers of good taste and refinement are called upon to insure the survival of poetry that is meaningful, beautiful and true. Your contribution allows me to compose outstanding, traditional lyric verse in a variety of formats. Please consider making a contribution today. You are the future of authentic poetry! Thank you.
Joseph Charles MacKenzie

Sonnets for Christ the King

312, 2016

The Sonnets for Christ the King – A Work of Penance

The composition of the Sonnets for Christ the King was assigned to me by a humble priest as a penance for my first youthful sequence of 154 amatory [...]

Happening Now!

112, 2016

British Actor Ian Russell Makes Historic Recording of Sonnets for Christ the King

A ten-year veteran of the British stage, Ian Russell, has undertaken the extremely difficult task of recording MacKenzie's Sonnets for Christ the King for imminent publication [...]