Poetry breakfast

And Sky News came!
Poems we shared on ‘Light in the Dark’ December 11th 2019

Horatio Clare – an excerpt from The Light In The Dark – Anna

Alfred, Lord Tennyson – excerpt from Ulysses – Irene

Margaret Atwood – Solstice – Marj

Owen Sheers – Night Windows (from Skirrid Hill) – Ali

Arthur Waley (translator) – Chinese Poems: “When days are short…” – Alison

Gerard Manley Hopkins – I am Like a Slip of Comet – Chris

Elizabeth Bishop – Late Air – Alix

Kathleen Jamie – Solstice – Jenny

T S Eliot – the final section of Four Quartets (Little Gidding V) – Roy

Robert Frost – Looking for a Sunset Bird in Winter – Tim

Jessie Pope – The Knitting Song (from the Candlestick Press “10 Poems About Knitting”) – Rachel

Siegfried Sassoon – Everyone Sang – Mike

Richard Burns – Dawn (from Light Unlocked) – Anna

Thomas Hardy – The Darkling Thrush – Meg

Edward Thomas – Interval (Gone the wild day…) – Marj

T S Eliot – Preludes (no. 1) – Ali

And Sky News came…
A lovely crew filmed the poetry readings and interviewed some of the readers afterwards – we’ll let you know when it will be shown. Well done Deb for getting such great publicity for the Poetry Pharmacy!

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