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)
- 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!
- Lace making – poem and pictures
- Pure escapism painting, photography, singing and puppets.
- Sorting essays, stories and photos of our marionettes at last.
- Keeping my spirits up in February – nature – haiku – wonderful museum visit.
- Welcoming the New Year
- Christmas creeping up on us!
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Tag Archives: Poetry readings – London – Brighton
There was a real excitement in the air and sense of anticipation when we met to read our poems from our mini residencies for London’s Open Spaces Weekend under the title ‘Mixed Borders.’ Tonight we were all part … Continue reading
Not to worry when you can pop along to Coffee -house poetry at the Troubadour in Brompton Road and learn something of the the life, times and pre-occupations through the poetry of poets from ‘across the pond’. We discover that Tim Nolan … Continue reading
Martin Malone the personable editor of a highly acclaimed poetry and short story magazine ‘The Interpreter’s House’ brought twelve poets together to launch the current issue No 56 at Red Roaster. Michaela Ridgway has been instrumental in getting this particular … Continue reading
Tonight we had a great set by by Neil Palmer, rock musician, songwriter, storyteller, poet. We were treated to his ‘beautifully impenetrable’ stories, remarkable poetry and amazing doggerel (his word). A real delight. He was followed by Michaela … Continue reading
The Poetry Library had it’s 60th Birthday this week, they put on a great show, with poetry on a big screen, some specially commissioned poems in the Foyer from Annie Freud, John Hegley, Kate Kitalea, Daljit Nagra and Mario Petrucci. … Continue reading
Pighog with the popular compere Michaela Ridgway. All part of ‘Pighog Plus’ and this week, Astrid Alben opened the programme. A warm personality and lyrical style. The audience warmed to her immediately with her poem about a tree in Kew, another … Continue reading
Fantastic ice days and evenings at ONCA! A tiny unassuming gallery in Brighton at 14 St Georges Place, Brighton – on now! The launch ‘ Ice Night’ one of the series of events had three very different poets, Nancy Campbell, … Continue reading
Just discovered this wonderful poet Mario Petrucci … I wish I had discovered him earlier, but then I came to poetry rather late in life. But it’s great that with youtube one can make a new discovery every day … Continue reading