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The Paper Maker

Left, right,
quick march,
reams of paper,
white and starched.
Order restored,
all in place,
a gross for Mr Johnson
at the Poetry Place.

My name’s Charley, 108 more words

Writings & Witterings

Mrs Smithfield

Mrs Smithfield writes an ode
and, like a spy,
quietly slips
the blue lined pages
to me.
Her soft brown cardigan
– mohair –
sheds tiny pearlescent stud buttons. 138 more words

Writings & Witterings

Thanks

From an exercise in which we selected a first line from another poet, comes ‘Thanks’.

Thanks

This is my second parking ticket since her affair;* 27 more words

Writings & Witterings

Arvon 'The Story Line' at The Hurst

A great week in Shropshire focussed on poetry – what a way to spend time. Wonderful surroundings, no internet or service for mobile phones, so a totally ‘cut off’ few days – very restful – and I even got some poems written! 194 more words

Writings & Witterings

Here I Am...

…did you miss me? ;)

I’ve been away at The Hurst, on a wonderful Arvon course with ace poet Holly Magill. We had a fab time with tutors… 204 more words

Writings & Witterings

Smoking Bastille

14th July – it’s Bastille Day. The perfect excuse – should you need one – to celebrate!

Smoking Bastille

The enlightened Voltaire
would have feasted, during… 117 more words

Writings & Witterings

William Dean - Plans

Now that Anne Somerset’s shoe box is almost completed, it’s time to focus on William Dean, the head gardener at the time of the 6th Earl of Coventry, the man who created Croome Court as we see it today. 164 more words

Croome Court