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)
- 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!
- Lace making – poem and pictures
- Pure escapism painting, photography, singing and puppets.
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Tag Archives: Postman’s Park
I am so lucky I have been given Earls Court Square as poet in residence for the Open Gardens Square Weekend on the 17-18 June 2017 in London, thanks to the Poetry School. Now I have to try and … Continue reading
London Parks and Garden Squares Weekend. This year in Postman’s Park they had John Price, who has written a book about the people on the Watts memorial tiles, giving talks. He is an historian as well as a man who has … Continue reading
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
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
The first day dawned of my two day poetry residency in Postman’s Park, courtesy of the Poetry School. I was one of sixteen poets in different parks writing poetry as part of the Open Garden Squares Weekend. So there I was … Continue reading
It has been quite hectic visiting the park, researching it’s history, talking to the visitors there. There are lots of tourists as well as office workers and several people were doing walks for charities. One pair were walking on behalf of … Continue reading