Posted on December 7, 2017 at 5:20 pm.
You can listen to
Episode 3 here.
Have you ever felt lost, homesick, wondering if you will ever find your way?
Here in this
of the poetry salon I explore poetry as a map to help us find our way back to our inner and outer worlds. third episode
Today with the help of encounters with Seamus Heaney, David Whyte and David Wagoner- some a little more literal that I would have liked!
Total running time: 14 mins.
Hope you enjoy and would love to hear what poems have been maps for you over the years.
Want to catch up with other episodes:
Episode One: Poetry as communal act and the introduction of the salon, with poems by Mary Oliver and Rachel Holstead. Listen here
Episode Two: Poetry as lineage- and a cauldron of childhood memory. With rhymes from my Nana, a poem from my Dad, and a poem which took me into political awareness. Listen here.
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Posted on December 4, 2017 at 7:20 pm.
Next up in the December Poetry Salon- some reminiscences about childhood and our relationship with poetry growing up.. plus a secret confession!
So I invite you to make yourself a cup of tea, pull up a cozy chair and listen inwards…
You can listen in
here: (13 mins)
Hope you enjoy.
Missed episode one?
You can listen to that again here.
Posted on December 2, 2017 at 11:38 am.
A little treat in store!
December can be such a whirl – the noise of busyness, the demands of the season.
So, how about treating yourself to 15 minutes of poetry and stories of poems.
Over the course of the month I will be sharing 10 poetry salons with the invitation to pull up a chair, listen in, and tune into the space and deep questions which the poems may open up inside of you. I really hope you enjoy – it has been such a pleasure to put these together of you. Please feel free to share with others who you think could dose with a dose of poetry at the moment too!
You can listen online now over
In today’s salon I am sharing poems from Mary Oliver and
I’ll be back in a few more days with the next salon,
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