The Lazy Princess

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This is an opportunity for you to share your thoughts on everything and anything connected to poetry: writing it, reading it, discovering or recommending particular
clubs, societies or festivals, or maybe even offering a review of a poem or an anthology that you’ve read, whether its old or new.

Poetry is a living and ever evolving art form that at its best reflects and comments on our lives, whether we are five or eighty five.
By taking part in this blog you’ll certainly influence and shape the direction of as yet unwritten works. I’d love to hear your thoughts so please join in
and let your ideas take flight.

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Poetry in Primary Schools

I have previously run an after school workshop for primary school children, based on both poetry and drama. Tomorrow, (Jan 22nd 2013) I will run my first half day workshop in school time, the aim of which is to introduce children to the wonder of poetry by engaging them in writing and performing a poem […]

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How do you write Poetry

There are many different views and ideas on how poetry should be written and it can depend on a lot of different factors. The vast majority of my writing results from unexpected inspiration, day to day, and I usually begin a piece without any particular strategy or forethought about how it should look in the end. In […]

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