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Sue Ibrahim
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Mapping
I've reached a point - having stood back and looked again at what I was doing, and why - where my 'collection' of poems has resolved itself into a pamphlet, which, if not perfect - could it ever be? - is at least what I intend it to be - and may even ventur...
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Finding joy
Because I've not been sure where I'm going with things recently, I haven't been posting any blogs. This one is a bit random - illustrating my flitting between one thing and another - looking at the things which bring the most joy. I've been to Leeds Castle ...
Finding joy
Finding joy
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When a poetry reading really works
I've written in a previous blog that I can struggle with poetry readings - partly because I like the words in my hands. Chrys Salt read some of her poetry from 'The Punkawallah's Rope' at the Indigo Dreams Showcase, part of the Cheltenham Poetry Festival. C...
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Iterations & Amy Kinsman
Everyone is on a spectrum - or more than one spectrum, not at a fixed point - but at different points at different times. We have different iterations of ourselves. I saw Amy Kinsman perform at the Indigo Dreams Showcase at the Cheltenham Poetry Festival. A...
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Mind the gap
Among the many things I've been thinking about through reading 'How to be a Poet' (Nine Arches Press) (see also earlier post 22/1/18) - is the potential gap between writer and reader - a gap of understanding or preference - or a failing of writer or reader....
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The Gifts of Reading
I recently read The Gifts of Reading by Robert Macfarlane (author of, among other books, the mind-blowing Landmarks - 'the language of landscape and the landscape of language'). The Gifts of Reading is a wonderful little book and a gift in itself - which ke...
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The Countryman
The Countryman magazine has been around for longer than I've been alive - and I've only just discovered it! (Apologies to all who already know it.) What caught my eye among the million other available magazines was the stunning photo of a yellow wagtail on ...
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For World Poetry Day
daybreak's dew-dropped web laced interlocking stocking ladders purled with pearls     
For World Poetry Day
For World Poetry Day
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And in the news this week...
I've been sorting through some old notes and found this:    he's never hit me and he's OK with the kids - setting the bar low  It was based on a conversation overheard years ago. Things are so much better now.  
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