Shorts, Skirts and Serious Trousers

Hello Poetry Lovers We visit the poetry wardrobe again in a nostalgic fashion (geddit!) The wonderful, clever and beautiful Trisha Broomfield sweeps us up with nostalgia and wistfulness in this amazing piece. Thank you, Trisha, these are such detailed words that will strike a chord in all of us. Even Mrs Slagg became misty-eyed. DoContinue reading “Shorts, Skirts and Serious Trousers”

It’s here at last…..

Hello Poetry Lovers Well, Summer has been a fashionable latecomer this year, but better late than never… The lovely clever poet, Sharron Green has penned this beautiful piece Suddenly Summer which captures so many images and senses that this season has (finally ) brought. Thank you so much, Sharron. Do read on… Suddenly Summer SuddenlyContinue reading “It’s here at last…..”

The Poetry Shop

Welcome, Poetry Lovers, to our new poetry emporium. Opening up bang next door to the Slagg’s Cafe, you’ll find everything you want in here! Even Mrs Slagg’s given it the Thumbs Up As long as you buy one of her tea’s after, that is. This fine emporium offers a vast array of poetry forms forContinue reading “The Poetry Shop”

Poetry Handbag

Hello Poetry Lovers Welcome to the Poetry Handbag. These bags are such a part of our lives that I think they should be featured. They are as close to our hearts as our written poems, and their contents contain so much of us. The clever and wonderful poet, Trisha Broomfield, has penned a very poignantContinue reading “Poetry Handbag”

Ovi Capers

Hello Poetry Lovers I’ve been a bit behind this week. I’ve been so absorbed with the daily poetry tasks from the magical Poetixu Stucture Workshop led by the charming Dara Kalima, an amazing American poet and inspiration. So, this is my stab at an Ovi poem an ancient Indian form. Of course, it’s all aboutContinue reading “Ovi Capers”

The Kyrielle Affair

Hello Poetry Lovers Well, I’ve jumped in at the deep end again and tried a new form of poetry. This is day one of the amazing Poetixu Structure Workshop, and already my eyes have opened up. They offer wonderful courses to poets all over the world on Instagram. Thank you, Sharron Green, for getting meContinue reading “The Kyrielle Affair”

Surrey New Writer’s Festival Part Two …..

Hello Poetry Lovers Welcome to Part Two of this terrific event. Well, what can I say about Nikita Gill and Instagram Poetry? Chaired by Sharron Green, this amazing Instagram poet, Nikita gave us a fascinating session. This talented writer, poet and playwright, read from her poetry collection Where Hope Comes From, born from the firstContinue reading “Surrey New Writer’s Festival Part Two …..”

Surrey New Writer’s Festival…

Hello Poetry Lovers I am so excited about this event next weekend. Fabulous guests and masterclasses, plus taster sessions like Teaching Your Character to Talk, and An Introduction to Short Form Poetry. There is a talk by poet and playwright, Nikita Gill, among many other treats. All classy material. The lovely poet Sharron Green isContinue reading “Surrey New Writer’s Festival…”