YOUNG PEOPLE IN PERSUIT OF POETRY

Amanda Gorman’s performance was completely mesmerising. I watched it live and she transported me with her words. She really connected with people across the world – she shone!
There are plenty of You Tube clips and such of the wonderfully poignant, evocative and ´distant´ little track that is Border Radio,
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PIGEON PLUCKERS & PUPPETS ON-LINE

the problem with a virtual choir is that no single member can hear what the others are singing.
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VOX: dictionary definition, ´a voice or sound´

Of all the symphonies of the bewigged classical “greats,” why is this one still stuck in our heads more than two centuries later?
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In Praise Of The Poets: James Nash

I feel lucky, but I suppose like most freelance artists I have made a lot of my ‘luck’ happen!
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A BALM FOR THE PHILISTINES, OINTMENT FOR THE MIND by Michael Higgins

the upper room of the brightly lit Baum was thronged, or ´thrung´as one says in the dialect, overheated and loud.
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THE BAUM REPORT by Michael Higgins

The Wedding At CAMRA paralleled St John’s Gospel somewhat but here a wedding party ends up with no cask ale. Faced with an evening on keg, the local Campaign For Real Ale branch rushes in to save the day for the groom with an eight handpump miracle.
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THINGS WE FORGOT TO MENTION in September

not only have we lost two great female country artists this month but we have also lost Mac Davis, a charismatic performer.
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MUSIC & MASTERCHEF & VIXEN OF VERSE

MUSIC & MASTERCHEF & VIXEN OF VERSE By Norman Warwick She was a member of a creative writing group I facilitated in the UK and was an over the top performance poet, unafraid of dressing up if costume was essential to the show.…