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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Tag Archives: Hove
Mood unpredictable as is the weather
First a heatwave then some cooling down and a poem of course. Got so tetchy had to stop checking into facebook, if only to avoid the sin of envy. So many younger people some of whom I barely know … Continue reading
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Real Angels and Dogs at Christmas etc.
There were real angels in Hove in George Street the other day, singing their hearts out for the homeless. Not sure all these dogs spotted around town were really enjoying the last of the Christmas shopping. Luckily my family … Continue reading
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The last of the summer …
in Brighton, Hove. Rottingdean, Saltdean and on the wonderful Weald Allotment …
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Hove Lagoon every which way.
A slice of life at Hove Lagoon taken in fifteen minutes at teatime today.
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The Beach Hut – Poem – Smiley House
…and link to some of my other poems http://www.thebeachhutpoet.co.uk this one rhymes and is for children. Smiley House (for Joshua 15 years ago) We are off to Granny’s beach hut so we are waiting for the train, with buckets, balls … Continue reading
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Catching the wind
All at sea in Hove – rather him than me!
Last of the summer …
The last signs of summer. the seed heads, the leaves scattered on an abandoned pond, the virginia creeper showing off a flimsy gown of red and brown, trailing through spent apple trees, upstaging the flowers, a final … Continue reading