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What makes poetry?

Recently I ran a writing workshop with a small group of local older women; although from different backgrounds and local villages, they had each written poetry later in life. ‘When I turned eighty, I became poetical.’ The conversation and writing … Continue reading

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Belongings- Connections-Isolations.

We are half way through the project now- Geoff and I have had conversations and workshops with over thirty older people who live in rural north Northumberland. Some live in villages, some live on farms. Many have grown up here, … Continue reading

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