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: Seagulls
Watching the seagulls acrobatics above the waves, I was reminded we have lived here for ten years. I sometimes forget why we chose to do so, but it was partly the attraction of the seashore, swimming in the sea, having … Continue reading
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Loved this, such a slow interaction, a climax and a gentle reflective ending on both sides.
A new Macdonalds fly-in?
seagulls watch and wait blobs of snow blot out the sea a soft silent world
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Busy farmer, busy seagulls
Floating – flying – surviving
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Saltdean Lido Saved – for seagulls day out?
Seagulls enjoy a pleasant day out at Saltdean Lido – at least someone can take advantage of the facilities while the endless arguments as to who, when and how it will be saved continue. Pity some of the children … Continue reading
A Flurry of Seagulls – Brighton
A new film on youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jclffAtUTVc&list=UUYS0rMVkmiR3hQ3nZtiBKCA&index=1&feature=plcp with Alan playing his Banjo and fiddle. No! Not at the same time! Happy Christmas loyal fans and a Happy New Year.
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