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)
- 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!
- Lace making – poem and pictures
- Pure escapism painting, photography, singing and puppets.
- Sorting essays, stories and photos of our marionettes at last.
- Keeping my spirits up in February – nature – haiku – wonderful museum visit.
- Welcoming the New Year
- Christmas creeping up on us!
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Tag Archives: Cafe Poets Rottingdean – Ann’s Poetry Workshops
Pop in and write poetry is for aspiring and apprentice poets only, quite often people come along who have never written poetry before which is the idea behind it. I run this on the … Continue reading
I often use memory or images to create my poems, but I like images for their own sake too. I took this photo last week following an appointment in London and it reminded me of the poem about my first … Continue reading
fine gold petals emerge from a neglected plant on the sill, a pink and yellow nasturtium blooms in an abandoned window box an unexpected gift shows it’s bright red flowers said to bring good fortune and thriving a Christmas cactus … Continue reading
Us ordinary mortals sometimes need different ways to inspire the odd poem or two, if you tend to think in pictures, brainstorms or … Continue reading
The rhythm of the needles, the colours, the contrasts, the pattern combinations, making mittens is like creating poetry, but mine are warm and pretty and a present from a friend. I always loved that childhood rhyme all about kittens that lost their mittens. … Continue reading
I think we all had a good time at ‘pop in and write a poem’ today writing, sharing, drinking coffee and occasionally indulging in one of the cafe’s yummy cakes! I love running this workshop because it is great when … Continue reading
This is ‘Pop in and write some poetry’ at the Open Cafe Rottingdean today – inspiration and ideas – for aspiring and apprentice poets only The Open Arts Cafe where people ‘pop in and write poetry’ on the first Wednesday … Continue reading
Charms on golden thread dance in light on dark green glass so many angles. Marcus created the work of art above – not as dramatic as the mosaics or some of … Continue reading
Went up to the windmill at Rottingdean is seach of inspiration. I was put in the mind of the song dedicated to Van Gogh about the circles of one’s mind. I once did a whole project around this song … Continue reading