Poetry

If you enjoy reading poetry or listening to others read why not come along to this friendly group? You will be very welcome. Please phone the Leader if you would like to try the group.

Scout & Guide HQ
4th Monday of the month
2.00 pm
  • Leader: Barbara Hatfield  -  01695 424880
  • Coordinator:  Michael Lomax -  01695 573411

We have a theme or a specific poet and members choose their own poems to read. However, if you would just like to listen you would be very welcome. We use a Visualiser so members can follow the text.


Topics for the next meetings are:

Monday 25 June 2018:    Black and minority ethnic poets

Monday 23 July 2018:     Poems of England

Monday 27 August 2018:   Flowers, trees or gardens

Monday 24 September 2018:     Samuel T.Coleridge

Monday 22 October:     Victorian Women Poets

Monday 26 November:     Poetry in translation

Monday 24 December:     NO SESSION


Silver Birches by Pat Morton

Silver Birches: A poem by Pat Morton, a member of the poetry group:

Silver Birches
Falling, weeping
Sleeping in the snow.
Lacy leafless branches
Burnished black against a crimson sky,
The White Lady waiting for the spring.
Branches poised for growth,
Drooping
Gently,
Caressing
Carelessly
The
Snowdrops
Round
Her feet.
Eager
Exquisite
Messengers
Of Spring.