lizbrownlee – poet

Poems, animal info, extraordinary women, my books!

Tag Archives: Refugees

Truth Poem for National Poetry Day – The Refugee

Poem by Liz Brownlee, read by Liz Brownlee, thank you to Chris Riddell for the illustration.

Continue reading

National Poetry Day Message Poem by Laura Crooks, Ardingly College Prep.

Apology to the World . Dear World, . I am sorry for ruining your territory, for destroying your forests, for killing your future, for not being honest. . I am sorry for the rhinos, for the horns I took, for the meat I stole, for making it cook. . I am sorry for the panda, …

Continue reading

National Poetry Day Message Poem by Luke Elphick, 12, Ardingly College Prep.

Bang . Bang At once I am holding my family Bang At once I see red Bang All I can hear is screaming . walking All I see is houses, rejected Walking I see children lying in a bath of blood Walking I can feel the bed which I lay on my feet . Crying …

Continue reading

Authors for Refugees

I’m taking a break from National Poetry Day to let you know about this exciting event: Fiona Dunbar, author of excellent middle grade¬†books, has masterminded and organised an event called Authors for Refugees. Information from that page: “This is an online auction to provide urgent aid to refugees held in camps around Europe, and to …

Continue reading