Category Archives: Current

Waiting for the Echo< 2017 PoetryID Anthology

Waiting for the Echo, A 2017 Poetry ID Anthology A Graph Review.   45 to plus sixty, good reading Not yet available in bookshops,  best to purchase  via PoetryID website 978 09542867 7        48pp       … Continue reading

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poems JJS

 Poem  The grizzled old man looked at me with the morning sun glistening on bristled chin. His eyes sunken, not hooded like crows but sprawled-over by lank eyebrows; and his nose! Thin commas red-lining the beak and you see the … Continue reading

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Dandelions Poems by Arthur Berry

Dandelions     Poems By Arthur Berry Paperback, self-published Introduction by Arthur Berry dated as 1993 so  reckon publication same year or one after. No isbn and I can’t remember what price I paid about four years ago.    I bought … Continue reading

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Moments; collected poems of Jean Whitfield

Moments Collected poems of  Jean Whitfield Published Bakery Press      1985    paperback Note on back cover, as handwritten by Jean Whitfield: “There are many things to say; many things and people to record.  The question is where to begin?  Is … Continue reading

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Costa Poetry Prize category Winners 2016

Winner of each category of the Costa Book Awards was announced on 3rd January, 2017: Firstly, congratulations to the Costa Poetry Prize winner: Alice Oswald     for:  Falling Awake    poems written to be read aloud on exploring life’s … Continue reading

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Poets Laureate: A Wordsearch!!!! whatever next!

Originally tucked into an old post.     Here it is in solitary splendour!  Too easy, no doubt.  

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A Poor Poet’s Christmas

  A Poor Poet’s Christmas         (with apologies to Clare and Bloomfield)   We sit around the fireside and call out merry oaths Until there come the players in, plucking music from their throats. With fiddles, horns and … Continue reading

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