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P is for Children's Poet Brian Patten, #AtoZChallenge #ZtoA

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Brian Patten

Brian Patten writes for both adults and children and his books have been translated into many languages. An accomplished performer of both humorous and serious work, he has performed in venues as varied as The Islamic Students Union in Khartoum, local schools, and the Royal Festival Hall on London’s South Bank. 302 more words

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P is for Children's Poets Trevor Parsons and Brian Patten, #AtoZChallenge #ZtoA

Brian Patten

Photography Credit: APEX

Brian Patten

Brian Patten writes for both adults and children and his books have been translated into many languages. An accomplished performer of both humorous and serious work, he has performed in venues as varied as The Islamic Students Union in Khartoum, local schools, and the Royal Festival Hall on London’s South Bank. 484 more words

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Reading: The Day I Got My Finger Stuck Up My Nose by Brian Patten

From Liverpool poet Brian Patten (b. 1946) I have read several poems about lost or budding love and lost friendship, that I could enjoy for their direct and precise language. 450 more words

Poetry

The Mersey Sound

Welcome to this week’s episode of Poetic Beats with Howard Bond and Davy D, recorded on the 12th of February 2018 on Red Kite Radio… 147 more words

Poetic Beats

Sometimes It Happens

by BRIAN PATTEN

And sometimes it happens that you are friends and then

You are not friends,
And friendship has passed.
And whole days are lost and among them… 141 more words

Poesy

Poetry (and me)

For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved literature. My interests have always between wide-ranging, from first reading the Harry Potter books aged seven to falling in love with Shakespeare aged eleven. 670 more words

Personal

In the growing quiet, I hear the cries of distant poets.

I’m an introvert so I spend a great deal of time inside my own head. It’s always noisy in there, with ideas and facts and impulses and emotions pushing up against each other like commuters crossing the tidal flow of a Tube Station, but I hadn’t realised just how much of the noise comes from my job until I moved to part-time working this month. 1,086 more words

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