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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Hey don’t miss it – Pigbaby at Redroaster Coffee House
One down – four to go. Tonight Meredith Collins happily introduced the audience to the award winning poets Pascale Petit and Vanessa Gebbie the latter launching her new pamphlet ‘The Half-life of fathers’. Some of Pascale’s poems about her father were … Continue reading
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‘The Echo Room’ relaunch at The Red Roaster
Great hat, great guy, a man with a mission! Tonight Brendan Cleary relaunched his cult classic poetry magazine of the 80s and 90s ‘The Echo Room’ at the Redroaster. He compered the evening’s proceedings himself as one of the Pighog … Continue reading
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Pighog poets come up trumps at the Redroaster!
Fantastic night a the Redroaster tonight, a completely full house for the warm, touching and often witty poetry of Maria Jastrzebrska, widely translated and with several books to her name. Tonight she was well on form, two of the poems she … Continue reading
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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