The hole in the wall
A little boy looks into a dry stone wall and imagines who might inhabit it. Poem with illustrations. A6 softback (postcard size) 24 pages.
Words and illustrations by Ann Perrin
Produced by The Dry Stone Walling Education Project
The Puppeteers Daughter
The poems explore the complexity of life as the daughter of marionette makers and performers. There are poems concerned with life, love and loss, also the seaside, artists, allotments and the eccentricities of life.
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Don’t Throw Away the Daisies (illustrated)
Ann’s poetry covers the big topics of love and death with originality. Take for instance the title poem which is full of surprises yet also wonderfully poignant.
- Here we go Christmas again and a bit lost for words …
- My poem ‘Seeing’ is about problems with my sight and of course a little general chit chat.
- The puppets that went to the Palace and moving to Eastbourne!
- On World Puppetry Day, thinking about the part of my life spent treading the boards.
- Strange times – celebrations – love – loss and poetry
- More life and times of ageing puppeteer, writer and poet.
- My poem translated into Italian – Bluebells – Garden – Memoir.
- March – another month is flying by…
- Emerging from the chaos of 2020 inevitably older but wiser?
- Telegoons – based on The Goon show – their role in my downfall!
- Creativity – lockdown – but everything is the garden is lovely!
- Talking to myself – pictures – poems
- Early summer in the garden. Pictures -puppet – poems
- Memories – VE day in Balmore Street London N.19 and poetry.
- Happy Easter
- The way the brain may cope with self isolation –
- A magical mother – pictures – poems – stories.
- Hands upon hands and so expressive.
- Signs of spring in Saltdean despite wild weather…
- A garden poem and love the marionettes!
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Calling all poets…
Could it be an unfamiliar footprint for the winner? Seems very unlikely but who knows? Anything can happen in a competition. Could the winner could be you? There are five great reasons for entering the annual Troubadour International Poetry Prize: top … Continue reading
Troubadour Poetry Coffee House Celebrates Yellow.
I have been going up to Troubadour for over two years. What a discovery it has been. Where else can one have access to the amazing range of poets that Anne-Marie Fyfe, who is a well established poet in her … Continue reading
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Happy New Year to Everyone.
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Well red was the colour used for inspiration at the second poetry workshop I’ve attended run by Anne-Marie Fyfe. She is popular poet and an enthusiastic tutor and reads three poems connected with the colour to get us going. … Continue reading
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Mark Doty at Troubadour
I love Mark Doty’s poems but had never seen him in person before or been to the Troubadour. The art cafe in Old Brompton Road is not only famous for art, music, and poetry events but by the look of the food, the … Continue reading
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