According to Larkin, of course, what will survive of us is love. At Wiltshire Museum, where I ran a workshop yesterday, the artefacts seemed to suggest something different; what will … Continue reading
Ahoy folks. There has, inevitably, been a huge falling off in the number of people writing a poem a day for National Poetry Writing Month – but my cockles are … Continue reading
Several of you have written in response to my NaPoWriMo prompts and shared the results on blogs or Facebook posts. I am chuffed to bits. As I hoped, they have … Continue reading
Those bally American chaps have some good poetry initiatives. One is Poem in Your Pocket Day on April 18th. I’ve set up a Facebook page to encourage people in the UK to … Continue reading
Folks, I am on my annual writers’ retreat in Anglesey. The sun is shining and it’s been an amazing time of creating and catching up. But one of our number … Continue reading
Dinner party conversation? Is this how we judge the importance of poetry?