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June 3 Poetry for Wild-Life, Much Wenlock

Ruthie Lowe has organised a poetry fundraising event at Cuan Wildlife Rescue Centre WORDS FROM THE WILD-LIFE An evening of poetry with some outstanding poets!  (says the Cuan Wildlife Rescue Centre events page about this Poetry fundraiser I will be reading at!) Come and hear: Chris Kinsey (BBC Wildlife poet of the year 2008) Keith […]

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With One Swallow… DIVERSIFLY BLOG #3

“One Swallow Does Not a Summer Make, neither does one fine day” I never knew, until googling it now – that this saying is attributed to Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC) The Oxford Dictionary says this of the Swallows saying:proverb: A single fortunate event doesn’t mean that what follows will also be good. It seems to […]

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Words from the Wild-life, event

An evening of poetry with some outstanding poets!  (says the Cuan Wildlife Rescue Centre events page about this Poetry fundraiser I will be reading at!) Come and hear: Chris Kinsey (BBC Wildlife poet of the year 2008) Keith Chandler Nadia Kingsley And  more Tickets £10 in aid of Cuan Wildlife Rescue available from fundraisingcwr@gmail.com Saturday […]

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Poetry on Grey Squirrels ebook!

  Treat yourself to an anthology of poems about the grey squirrel!         Here is one of the poems, by the wonderful poet Keith Chandler And all was for a cherry         Keith Chandler One day green beads beneath the leaves began to colour up. Within minutes arrived grey […]

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Keith Chandler on Poetry

On Keith Chandler’s The English Civil War Part 2: Anthony Thwaite (awarded OBE in 1992 for services to poetry): “A spellbinding book – tremendously impressive, entertaining, moving, funny. And original. These poems are always ‘about’ something.” George Szirtes, Poetry Review: “It is a humane, funny, sometimes biting, very English collection. Keith Chandler is a genuine […]

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I once knew a poem who wore a Hat reviews

REVIEWS It is stunning. I’d seen draft pages, but they didn’t prepare me for the impact of the colour and the pics and the poems – a real knockout. Hope it does well in schools – could bring them a little shaft of light amid the gloom. Paul Francis – Poet and Retired Teacher It […]

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