This weeks Poem of the Week is the delightful 'Imogen - 10 months old' by Trevor Homer, a beautiful poetic tribute to a specific young girl as well as an ode to the innocence of youth itself and the joy it casts upon those that witness it.
With gorgeous, gentle language, Trevor invites us in to a personal family scene and leaves us in no doubt of the awe and wonder felt in the presence of a new life.
We are waiting for t...
It’s make your mind up time for those of you still pondering your entry for the Marsden the Poetry Village competition on the theme of ‘Together’ – th...
15th May 2019 8:01 am
I shall start a tad self-indulgently. Last Monday I was running an open mic at the Puzzle Poets Live in Sowerby Bridge. It was a special night with a ...
21st May 2019 7:57 am
There is a sense of celebration at Write Out Loud with the news that Simon Armitage, who grew up in the West Yorkshire Pennine village of Marsden, has...
13th May 2019 10:10 am
Time was when Roger McGough was regarded as one of the voices of a new poetry generation. As one of the Liverpool Poets, with Brian Patten and Adrian ...
19th May 2019 6:18 pm
I don't suppose there are many of our younger readers who have started to worry about the possibility of memory loss, but I'd guess almost everybody o...
21st May 2019 12:00 am
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