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The anticipation of a book launch …
Pick and Mix anthology update by Emma van Woerkom Suddenly, I hear boxes of books are arriving at the Hay Writers’ Circle HQ filled with glorious copies of our Pick and Mix anthology. We are delighted and excited – book … Continue reading
St. Valentine’s Muse – A Poem by ECvW
A couple of years ago I put a huge red heart in Castle Street, Hay-on-Wye. Attached to the heart was a bucket filled with chocolates and on it’s front, the poem typed below. It went down really really well – … Continue reading
POETRY COMPETITIONS FOR SONNETTING SERMONIZERS & LYRICAL LECTORS ALIKE!
These listed with humble thanks to the Poetry Can Website. Mslexia Women’s Poetry Competition 2014 (deadline 16th June) London Magazine International Poetry Competition 2014 (deadline 30th June) Battered Moons Poetry Competition 2014 (deadline 30th June) Ledbury Poetry Festival 2014 Competition … Continue reading
WORDS OF THE WEEK – POEM – Normandy June 2014.
NORMANDY JUNE 2014 Here stones stand rigidly to attention, Row upon row, pristine, off-white; Measured, each to the same height, All equidistance apart. Each stone carefully engraved the same: Number, rank and name of fallen comrade, Someone’s son, lover, husband, … Continue reading
POETIC CHALLENGE SET BY HAY FESTIVAL CAR PARK
A quick poem in reply to a challenge set by Hay Festival Car Park Crew!! Hay Festival Car Park – AKA The Field of Dreams. Upon the Field of Dreams they larked Puzzling cars to get them parked Much to … Continue reading
HAY FESTIVAL PERFORMANCE – TOMORROW!!!
Don’t forget our slot at Hay Festival 2014! Event 425 • Sunday 1 June 2014, 9am • Venue: The Oxfam Moot A free but ticketed event with our writers performing their own pieces. All the work will be either specially written for the festival or recent prize winning … Continue reading
WORDS OF THE WEEK : POEM -Tail Slide by ECvW
Tail Slide Tail slide the sidewalk sidewinder. Some boy on a board, This girl catching air. I’ll stop you in your office tracks; Turn quick, tic-tac While you just stare. I’m the flip side. The trick on track. A backwards … Continue reading