Whilst undergoing test in a clinic for a mysterious and debilitating illness, Felix Dennis felt a sudden compulsion to try his hand at a ‘spot of poetry’: That was September 13, 1999. He knew because he automatically inserted the date at the top, as was his habit, when making notes in the office.
In early October 2000 he began seriously to get down to it working three to five hours every day writing or revising poetry.
In 2004, Felix published his first book 'The Glass Half Full' - containing 187 of his sly and irreverent poems, in which he explored such topics as sex, ecology, the Third Reich, old dogs, whales, and the Crusades in his trademark, unorthodox style.
"I enjoyed A Glass Half Full more than I can possibly say. Brilliant!"
— Helen Gurley Brown, International Editor in Chief, Cosmopolitan