World Poetry Day

Today is World Poetry Day but if you're involved in poetry in any way, every day is a poetry day, isn't it?  My social media feeds are mostly jammed with posts about Brexit but some poetry has seeped through, sometimes about Brexit.  I like this poem by Laxinx actor and writer Guido Garcia Luechas which … Continue reading World Poetry Day

Workshop Three at Trowbridge Museum: Simon Armitage and other poets

For my final March workshop at Trowbridge Museum, on UNESCO World Poetry Day, March 21, 2012, we started by reading Paul Farley's poem 'I Ran All the Way Home' (after Joe Brainard) and used the repeated phrase "I remember" as a warm-up exercise to write memories, as detailed or as fleeting as the group wished. … Continue reading Workshop Three at Trowbridge Museum: Simon Armitage and other poets