The Write Out Loud Poem of the Week is ‘Waking up to Snow’ by Peter Taylor

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This week, Peter Taylor is awarded Poem of the Week for his piece Waking up to Snow. It's the second time Peter has received this award, so congratulations to him! Our thanks, too, for his responses to our Q&A, which we reproduce below, along with the poem.

 

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For me, poetry is my primary mode of expression of thoughts and ideas, Parkinson's having made others very difficult to sustain.
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