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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Flying the Pighog/Red Hen flag again!
Well! Brighton on 26th March it will their regular monthly poetry and open mic night. On 7th April it will be time to put your hands together and whoop with joy, for Mimi Khalvati and Jackie Wills in conversation. Michaela Ridgway … Continue reading
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‘Sensing Space’ and wandering poets at the RA
I love innovation, so well done the RA both for an exhibition featuring truly amazing installations, all created by architects of international standing. They have also invited an array of shiny poets, to share their poetry on the theme of … Continue reading
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Pigbaby’s poetry festival finale – takes the stage.
Pigbaby’s poetry festival came to an end in style with the launch of Mimi Khalvati’s new collection from Carcanet Child: New and Selected Poems 1991-2011. A huge range of poetry in autobiographical sections and her reading made special by her delivery, … Continue reading