Hi Friends and Followers
Sorry I’ve not been around the last few days but the extra travelling up and down to Brighton has rather drained me.
I wanted to tell you about my first week’s classes at uni. Thursday was theory day, a day I was dreading. However, I had no need, the seminar was informative and stimulating, so much so that the time just ran away. We discussed ‘What is a poem?’ And in particular whether this sculpture, God, was indeed a poem or not. Take a look and let me know your views.
On Friday a small group of us read out a contemporary poem from a living poet. I chose Aristotle by Billy Collins. Having only discovered his poetry a couple of weeks ago, I have to say that I’m well and truly hooked. We then read out our own poems and gave critique.
Just not enough time for these wonderful sessions, a day would be too short. Only the one this week on Friday which will be theory and craft combined.
Somehow I managed to miss this article on House of Grace. It went live with Ink Pantry Publishing on Monday 16th February, 2015. If you haven’t already seen it, take a look now.
I look forward to hearing your views on ‘What is a poem,’ and in particular the Baroness’s poem, God.