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Three Naked Bottoms

Here’s a short piece by Keats House poet Anthony Hett titled ‘Three Naked Bottoms’.

Join us on the 29th as Forum returns for another relaxed afternoon of poetry and spoken word, with open mic and performances from our headline poets – Karen McCarthy Woolf and Stephanie Turner: … 10 more words

Keats House

Morning Prayers by Laila Sumpton

Ibrahim lived in Idlib province in Syria. He is a graduate of English Literature from Aleppo University. But he joined the Free Syrian Army. Why? Because in 2102 the regime of President Assad burnt his library of English books during the early stages of the war; he had five hundred in all including Shakespeare and Tolstoy, as well American poetry. 614 more words


Travel Yourself Interesting

Pictures from our workshop on travel poetry headed by Laila Sumpton. Join us next week sunday for another workshop with Simon and Raymond. Hope to see you there. 32 more words

Keats House

Gig: Black Feminists Powerty Collective- WOW festival

Really have to been invited to a Black Feminist night as part of the South Bank Centre’s WOW festival *gulp! Brilliant line up too, a real treat!


The Orphan As Adult by pd lyons, from : In Protest: 150 Poems for Human Rights, version

The Orphan As Adult

my eyes were not green for you
I did not rebel or lead
never even learned to read.
children dropped from me… 390 more words


Poetry In Protest

One of this year’s events at StAnza is hosted by Laila Sumpton. During her years as a student at the University of St Andrews, Laila was a key member of StAnza’s planning committee. 654 more words