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#AtoZChallenge C is for Children’s Poet Dom Conlon

Letter C in the Poetry Feast belongs to Dom Conlon. Dom launched onto the children’s poetry scene with Astro Poetica, illustrated by Jools Wilson, a lovely collection of poems inspired by space and praised by Nicola Davies, Jon Culshaw, George Szirtes and many more. Since then he has been published in magazines and anthologies whilst …

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A-Z – A Feast of Poets and Poems – A is for Moira Andrew

As for some reason this blog is linked from the A-Z Linky list instead of Poetry Roundabout, I’m also going to post the A-Z here! Illustration from Wish a Wish, written by Moira Andrew and illustrated by Ana Popescu Welcome to the A to Z challenge featuring a feast of poets and poems for every …

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Gerard Benson

It’s the late Gerard Benson’s birthday today – so to celebrate, here he is in a video I have not shared before. Some years ago at a poetry retreat he performed the Blacksmith poem – in Anglo-Saxon! It’s just amazing how much of it you can understand.  Anglo-Saxon forms a great deal of our English …

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