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 …..”

The Slaggs Cafe’s first review

Hello PL’s We are most honoured to have our first review of the Slagg’s Cafe. This is thanks to the lovely poet, Sharron Green. Herself a big frequenter of this desirable ‘In’ place. Not the most favourable of reviews, but you’ll find there is a backlash of The Slagg’s most loyal customers. There is toContinue reading “The Slaggs Cafe’s first review”

Return of the Poetry Basket

Hello Poetry Lovers Today we welcome back our poetry basket with another ripping review inside. Today it is Viral Odes, a collection of pandemic poetry by the prolific Sharron Green. A great and relevant collection – so keep reading…. Viral Odes by Sharron Green This new and anticipated collection from prolific poet Sharron Green greetsContinue reading “Return of the Poetry Basket”

Poetry Advent Calender – window 15

Hello Poetry Lovers And what a lovely window we have today – Spools of Thread by Angi Holden, published by the now sadly defunct Mother’s Milk Books. This kind of fell into my lap as much as I had to buy one of their books to enter their competition last year. I didn’t win butContinue reading “Poetry Advent Calender – window 15”

Poetry Advent Calender – window 7

Hello PL’s Welcome to day 7 of the poetry advent calender. I am delighted to open the window to Ex Situ by the wonderful M. E. Muir, a poet I have come to love and have the pleasure of knowing. I was swept away by this elegant collection bound by the fetching blue cover. TheContinue reading “Poetry Advent Calender – window 7”

Advent Calender – Window 4

Hello Poetry Lovers, welcome back to day 4 of the poetry advent calender. Now, the previous two windows I knew very well, but we are back to a collection I don’t know at all. In fact, I’m going to be deeply honest with you, I have no idea how this book even came into myContinue reading “Advent Calender – Window 4”

Review – Poetry Performance Online

Well, last night we had the second virtual Poetry Performance evening, bringing Poetry at the Adelaide into our own homes. A great success. Hosted by the vibrant Clive Rowland, we had a full programme of original and innovative poetry. Starting with the clever John Sephton with two small and classy poems Blue Notes and ExpectingContinue reading “Review – Poetry Performance Online”

Poetry Basket Review!

Welcome back to the Poetry Basket Reviews. We’re blowing off the dust, and evicting Dobby from there! We’re also rehoming PB to this page. Out of there at once, Dobby! Most honoured today to have Jenny Mitchell’s wonderful debut collection Her Lost Language, in the review basket. A joint winner of the Geoff Stevens MemorialContinue reading “Poetry Basket Review!”