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...
When Write Out Loud caught up with him – by phone – he had walked 50 miles in four days, and was about to perform in his fourth show. Benjamin Guilfoy...
24th May 2019 4:56 pm
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...
23rd May 2019 9:03 am
I was trying to decide between three possible posts for this Sunday, when my mind was made up for me by two things. On Wednesday I had a great time as...
26th May 2019 1:59 pm
Alice Oswald, one of the candidates to succeed Simon Armitage as the next Oxford professor of poetry, has talked of wanting to stage some “extreme poe...
23rd May 2019 5:42 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...
26th May 2019 8:59 am
This collection contains lyrical and evocative poems that were written as a response to the death of a young man who drowned in Ireland’s river Shanno...
26th May 2019 9:01 am
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