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An Eternal Afternoon: Hugh MacDiarmid (1892 - 1978)
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Poems For The Spirit In Dispiriting Times
Friday 8th February 2019
29 Gippeswyck Avenue
Ipswich IP2 9AF
Peter will read a selection of poems from his first collection.
Fellow poet Ian Griffiths will conduct a Poet to Poet discussion on the thoughts and themes behind this inspiring and meditative collection of poems.
Etty Hillesum is the unusual choice for my November Chapter & Verse.
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This is one of five poems written by Luke Wright referencing individuals and communities in Essex during WW1.
First Prize – Chamber Organ (Castle Grant, 1766) by Caroline Price
Second Prize – A Poet Showed Me Round His Violin by Anne Boileau
Third Prize – To Marina Tsevtaeva by Robert Jansen
Exhibition “Journeying” 3rd – 27th October 2018 at Frame Workshop & Gallery, 22 St Nicholas St. Ipswich IP1 1TJ.
Stephen Cassidy, who brought us the Ravenscroft Consort at Walpole Old Chapel a couple of years ago, is holding an exhibition of artworks inspired by six poems written by his father, John Cassidy. These poems are the most recent of John’s to be published in Stand Magazine and are printed in full below. Stephen talked about this project at the 5th Festival of Suffolk Poetry.
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The SPS is a Poetry Society Stanza, so all SPS members that are also a member of The Poetry Society are eligible to enter The 2018 Stanza Poetry Competition...
The 2018 Stanza Poetry Competition is open and its theme this year is TRADITION.
It’s free to enter but you must be a Poetry Society member (if you’re not a member you can join anytime before the competition closes.)
We’d like to know who our members are; in fact we’re so proud of you we’d like everyone to know about our members!