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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Success and a bouquet for John and Jizz
There was a full house at St George’s church on Friday night for John Davies, a guy on form performing several of his poems from his new collection Jizz. Together with music, dance and movement, a wonderful collaborative performance … Continue reading
Two down – three to go – Pigbaby at Redroaster
John Davies the director of Pighog compered tonight. Lee Harwood, Ciaran O’Driscoll and Philip Pollecoff, each poet reading both in the first and second half. Lee Harwood is widely regarded as one of the finest poets working in England today. He … Continue reading
Hey don’t miss it – Pigbaby at Redroaster Coffee House
One down – four to go. Tonight Meredith Collins happily introduced the audience to the award winning poets Pascale Petit and Vanessa Gebbie the latter launching her new pamphlet ‘The Half-life of fathers’. Some of Pascale’s poems about her father were … Continue reading
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Stepping up to the mic at the Redroaster
The one and only ‘Pighog poetry night’, with Michaela Ridgeway introducing the poets, Slaphead providing the musical interludes and a full to capacity audience. This was partly due to the announcement of the runners -up and winners of the Pighog … Continue reading
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