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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Poetry and Paper mâché – Brighton’s 2017 Children’s Parade…
opens the Festival with New Orleans style music, colourful costumes, paper parasols, wasps and wings, a unicorn, blackbirds, an owl and a pussycat and naturally cows that go … Continue reading
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Carol Ann Duffy at the South Bank
No way was I going to miss Carol Ann Duffy reading from her new books ‘The Bees’ and the ‘Night before Christmas’ at South Bank on Monday. She was certainly in good form, joking that it was the Queen who had … Continue reading
Carol Ann Duffy
Carol Ann Duffy -Brighton Festival – May – Loved her poems and presentation, especially the poems from ‘The World’s Wife’ featuring some of the wives of historical figures and bringing them into the present age. Her poems from her latest … Continue reading