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Tag Archives: Shape poems

New Book!

I’m very much looking forward to April 1st; not a day I normally think of quite so warmly, as usually that’s the day I am bamboozled and baffplussed by ridiculous statements from otherwise excellent sources. But THIS April the 1st is the publication date of this beautiful book, Shaping the World, the first anthology I …

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Postcard Heaven!

When Apes to Zebras, an A-Z of Shape Poems (by me, Sue Hardy-Dawson, and Roger Stevens) came out, Bloomsbury kindly sent a whole load of postcards for advertising it; and very beautiful they are too, with two shape poems by me, two by Sue and two by Roger in each pack. Apes to Zebras is …

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Apes to Zebras – my new book!

Well, I think its about time to mention my new book, written with Sue Hardy-Dawson and Roger Stevens. It’s an animal shape poem book, that has been beautifully produced by Bloomsbury. It’s coming out on the 22nd of March! We are all so excited about this. And you can win one (I’m not sure abut …

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It’s Penguin Awareness Day! #penguinawarenessday

Yes, it is Penguin Awareness Day! We all need to be aware of penguins, suffering at the hands of climate change. So here’s a little taster of Apes to Zebras, An A-Z of Shape Poems, Bloomsbury, by me, Sue Hardy-Dawson and Roger Stevens, out on the 22 March.  

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Book Announcement – Yippee!

THRILLED to be able to show you the gorgeous cover of my new animal shape poem book, written with lovely Sue Hardy-Dawson and Roger Stevens. This has been a labour of love; shape poems are hard, it’s tricky to get the words in the right place and the shape of the animals exactly right when …

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Imagine Poetry Festival at the National Poetry Library

On Monday 13th February I had a lovely day performing some animal shape poems to a brilliant audience, in what has to be one of the most wonderfully poetry-filled venues ever – the children’s section of the National Poetry Library at the Southbank Centre. I have animated my poems so that the shape of the …

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