Kim Moore’s blog featuring a visually superb poem by Allison McVety.
This week has gone by really quickly – it’s been pretty busy but in a manageable way, rather than a manic way. On Monday I drove to Kendal to pick two of the young writers, Ellie and Lizzie who attend Dove Cottage Young Poets which I run on behalf of the Wordsworth Trust. We then drove to Manchester to the Royal Exchange where I was standing in as House Poet for the Carol Ann Duffy and Friends Reading Series. Liz Venn, the usual House Poet, was off on her holidays. Although I’ve done the House Poet job before, it was a long time ago. I think I stood in once for David Tait when he was ill, but it is all rather hazy in my mind now.
Ellie and Lizzie were great fun on the journey and I was treated to recitations of Spike Milligan, Christina Rosseti and the first…
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