Tag Archives: Poetry

A Japanese Maple in Salford — The Inkwell

Salford, 2nd March 2019   Winter wasn’t kind to our friend round the back Who was anchored to the rocks by its roots The evergreens kept a watchful eye As it sat there dormant in the wind rain and snow … Continue reading

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Set in a contemporary society of mice and rats, Hubert, a young observing rat, recites slam poetry full of hope within his head as he passes by individualistic strangers in the Parisian metro. Hubert´s poetry remains optimistic and persistent, despite … Continue reading

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An Evolutionary Trap

Amongst the blue-eyed leaves you made your beds, Conflicting patterns sailing on the breeze; Then weeds appeared with green and narrow heads, A nursery that couldn’t help but please.   You left behind the flowers of your youth, And focused … Continue reading

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Negative Space: A Short Film That Explores a Father-Son Relationship Through the Art of Packing

Presented above is the trailer for the stop-motion film Negative Space, co-directed by Baltimore-based animators Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata. The short film is an adaptation of the eponymous poem by Ron Koertge, which tells the story of a relationship between a father and son … Continue reading

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“C’é chi..”

C’è chi ti legge come un libro aperto, chi ti chiude come un libro letto, chi ti scrive come un libro bianco, chi ha perso il segnalibro, chi voleva leggerti ma le emozioni non erano in saldo, chi … Source: … Continue reading

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Work, eat, sleep, repeat

A life spent in drudgery In the fires of industry Drained faces Derelict houses Masses of paupers putting one foot in front of the other Scant leisure Hope a buried treasure Work, eat, sleep, repeat Highlights: cigarettes and beer and … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s Blossoms

There, across the meadow and over the stream, Sending myriads of memories into my arms: The Cherry blossom stood as if in a dream. https://dominiter.wordpress.com/2016/01/18/yesterdays-blossoms/

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Lemn Sissay

Lemn Sissay. Wigan born, word artist. In the sense that he absorbs you, he moves you, he inspires, he makes you question and asses. He is an artist. One of the finest artists I have ever heard. he is the … Continue reading

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A New Manchester Alphabet has arrived!

For the past 18 months, we’ve been working on a very special project with staff and students from The Manchester Writing School and the Manchester School of Art. The idea for the project began when our Education and Outreach Officer, … Continue reading

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Haiku # 255

Stars in hushed feathers soaking the nightsky… the color of a heartbeat https://fountainofgrace.wordpress.com/2015/10/13/haiku-255/

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