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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Behind the scenes with one poet in residence – Postman’s Park
I travel up from Brighton but with so many train cancellations my partner and I found a last minute stay in the City. Lots more time to get more organised too. This year thirty poets took part in Mixed Borders … Continue reading
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Open Garden Squares Weekend ‘Mixed Borders’
Count down …I last went to Postman’s Park about three weeks ago and sat for a while under the loggia. The soft rain formed puddles and I watched reflections of the trees and sky creating a special magic, like peering into those … Continue reading
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Eccles thinks he is off to Ticehurst on Sunday
which is madness considering he will need someone to pull his strings! He didn’t even ask me about the possibility of attending when he fixed it on the phone a few minutes ago with Kit Smith. But then he told … Continue reading
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The Handkerchief Tree in Postman’s Park
The leaves have turned white at last! We have travelled up twice from Brighton hoping to see it’s full glory and have met some more interesting visitors to the park along the way. We have also seen a very des … Continue reading
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