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Category Archives: Poetry exhibition

National Poetry Day 2015 – the photos!

National Poetry Day is over – I miss all the excitement of getting everything ready, but as I have loads of projects to throw myself into, I’m not totally bereft of poetic excitement in my life. The films of fourteen people whose lives contain light reading poems about light went down very well, and I wrote …

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Today is National Poetry Day!

It’s National Poetry Day today! The theme is LIGHT! As regular readers will know, I have been filming, with the help of my film-editor husband Pete, people whose jobs or ways of life are connected with light, reading poems about light. This is the final film – a mash of people with jobs to do with …

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National Poetry Day at Waterstone’s Bristol!

Don’t forget that on National Poetry Day, Thursday 8th of October, from lunchtime, and on Saturday 10th October, 10am – 4pm, I will be at Waterstone’s bookshop, The Galleries, Broadmead, waiting to see you! I will have my famous giant magnetic poetry boards with me, along with the super-sized magnetic poetry, with words about light …

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Poetry Event at Foyles, Bristol

If you didn’t know it already, to celebrate National Poetry Day and being a National Poetry Day Ambassador, I am holding a fun poetry event for ALL AGES at: Foyles, 6, Quakers Friars, Cabot Circus, Bristol, on the Saturday, 4th October. This is a free event. The theme for National Poetry Day 2014 is ‘Remember’ and …

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Poetry Event at Foyles, Bristol

Yes! To celebrate National Poetry Day (2nd October), and being a National Poetry Day Ambassador, I am holding a fun poetry event for ALL AGES at Foyles, 6, Quakers Friars, Cabot Circus, Bristol, on the Saturday, 4th October. The theme for National Poetry Day 2014 is ‘Remember’ and the event will be on the theme ‘Remember …

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I’m a National Poetry Day Poetry Ambassador!

National Poetry Day is on the 2nd of October this year, and I have been made an Ambassador along with four other children’s poets – Paul Cookson, Jan Dean, Brian Moses, and Roger Stevens. You can see pictures of them all here: National Poetry Day Ambassadors. The theme for this year’s National Poetry Day is …

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Hippobotamus

I love writing shape poems – I’m so lucky, they seem to come to my brain while I’m writing the poem, so I can accommodate certain words or letters to appear in the right place to work as a picture. That’s what happened with ‘Hippobotamus’. This puzzle was made and painted for me by Holly …

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