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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Caught in a blizzard – poem
Photos by Robin – Sisterhood in the 60s Trapped in the cottage during a blizzard we manage to light the old gas lamp hanging on a chain on the ceiling, coax half a bucket of water from the well, find a … Continue reading
More snow and a longer poem
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A tiny bit of snow and a small poem.
A white veil falls over the face of the world slowly freezing time. An award winning blog for a ‘blog that brightens our day’ Poetry collections ‘The Puppeteer’s Daughter’ and ‘Don’t Throw Away the Daisies’
Happy New year with 101 pics from last year’s blogs
Pighog poetry nights, Tom McGuinness’s Art, Rottingdean’s wishing stone, Mark Doty at the Troubadour, fishing and sunsets. Paris, Paul’s Punch and Judy, Foxton Lock, my harp teacher Andrew Ballantyne, the lovely lady in the Olde Tea Shop in Rottingdean who … Continue reading
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seagulls watch and wait blobs of snow blot out the sea a soft silent world
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