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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One more Pigbaby to go – Saturday.
I wasn’t going to blog them all, but as I have been on the door this week in return for free entry and a glass of wine – it seemed churlish not to cover the whole week. However last night … 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
Pigbaby poetry comes to town – don’t miss it – Red Roaster Coffee House
PIGBABY COMES TO TOWN! Their logo not my invention. Heard about this festival just in time, so popped along to the launch and open mic night with Neil Rollinson, Susie Campbell and Brendan Cleary Had a great … Continue reading
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