And finally news about becoming a member of Teapoets. Yes Open Word is back with 2 dates and loads of fun. We start this weekend at Arundels. This is our first event in a garden.
Bring picnic blankets, chairs and lots of poetry. We will be having an open Mic so looking forward to your poems.
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But more details in our event invitation nearer the date. You came to me this morning And you handled me like meat. I loved you when you opened Like a lily to the heat. All soaked in sex, and pressed against The limits of the sea: I saw there were no oceans left For scavengers like me. We made it to the forward deck I blessed our remnant fleet — And then consented to be wrecked A thousand kisses deep. That truth is bent, that beauty spent, That style is obsolete — O since the Holy Spirit went A thousand kisses deep.
But sometimes when the night is slow, The wretched and the meek, We gather up our hearts and go A thousand kisses deep. And fragrant is the thought of you, The file is now complete — Except what we forgot to do A thousand kisses deep. The ponies run, the girls are young, The odds are there to beat. I jammed with Diz and Dante — I did not have their sweep — But once or twice, they let me play A thousand kisses deep.
And maybe I had miles to drive, And promises to keep — Your ditch it all to stay alive A thousand kisses deep. No turning from the threat of love, No acrobatic leap — As witnessed here in time and blood A thousand kisses deep.
Main menu Skip to primary content. Skip to secondary content. Regards Sue Wrinch. Not written by a member, but a sweet poem by e.
Touch you and touch and touch until you give me suddenly a smile,shyly obscene lady i will touch you with my mind. Touch you,that is all, lightly and you utterly will become with infinite ease the poem which i do not write. All the best, Ria, Nicky, John and Dave. Musical guest-Lisa Thorne Lisa Thorne has never looked back since her uncle introduced her to the music of Steeleye Span when she was a child.
She is particularly interested in the narrative of the voice, using words to pin down a point of that narrative, rather then to express or describe. Published work includes two poetry collections, and non-fiction works on spirituality, leadership and communication.
After shattering the games forever, Katniss finds herself in District 13, fighting to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage. I didn't expect to like this book as much as I do! A beautifiully written novel set in small town Shirley Falls, Maine. After an atheistic neighbor has an affair with his wife, a vengeful Fundamentalist forces the man to choose between killing himself or allowing someone else to die in his place. We also accept a number of other English language tests.
He broadcasts regularly on BBC Radio 2 and other stations and performs poetry at festivals and venues in the UK and abroad. Steve is unique amongst performers in the Folk genre in that he has never, ever been even nominated for any award of any kind. Appearing on a discography of five album and one EP release, Steve can go from lively in-yer-face frontman to sensitive accompanist at will and anything in between. With special guest MC Dave reading from one of his books.
His books - most notably How to Win Friends and Influence People - have sold tens of millions worldwide and, even in today's changing climate, they remain as popular as ever. From family-friendly, sightseeing urban rides to epic adventures off the beaten track. Destinations range from France and Italy, for the world's great bike races, to the wilds of Mongolia and Patagonia. These journeys will inspire - whether you are an experienced cyclist or just getting started.
The book is organised by continent. In the Americas we join a family bikepacking trip in Ecuador; we pedal the Natchez Trace Parkway and stop at legendary music spots; we ride the Pacific Coast Highway in Oregon and California; go mountain biking in Moab and Canada; and explore the cities of Buenos Aires and New York by bicycle. European rides include easy-going trips around Lake Constance, along the Danube and the Loire, and coast-to-coast routes; routes in Tuscany, Spain and Corsica; and professional journeys up Mt Ventoux and around the Tour of Flanders.
And in Australia and New Zealand we take in Tasmania and Queensland by mountain bike; cycle into Victoria's high country and around Adelaide on road bikes; and try some of New Zealand's celebrated cycle trails. Each ride is illustrated with stunning photography and a map.
A toolkit of practical details - where to start and finish, how to get there, where to stay and more - helps riders plan their own trips. There are also suggestions for three more similar rides around the world for each story.
Each piece shows how cycling is a fantastic way to get to know a place, a people and their culture. About Lonely Planet: Started in , Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, gift and lifestyle books and stationery, as well as an award-winning website, magazines, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.
It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world. I've known you since you started. I've seen a thing or two. In fact, I've seen a few. Sometimes we are loud, sometimes we are quite, sometimes bold and clanky, sometimes soft and cuddly.
Sophy Henn celebrates all the different, extraordinary and sometimes contradictory things we are in this joyful and colourful rhyming picture book. Perfect to read aloud - and then read again, and again! Both exhibitions will have the same curator, and will be held at the same time. The shows will illustrate exactly what it is that linked the two artists: line, and the use of expressive force. This, the catalogue of the Basquiat exhibition, labelled "the definitive exhibition" by its curator, brings together of the artist's most important masterpieces, sourced from interational museums and private collections.
With the astonishing radicalness of his artistic practice, Basquiat renewed the concept of art with enduring impact. This Basquiat retrospective centres on the idea of Basquiat's unique energetic line, his use of words, symbols, and how he integrates collage in his paintings, sculptures, objects, and large-scale drawings. The catalogue includes texts by great authors, including Paul Schimmel who tells of his meeting with Basquiat in California; Francesco Pellizi who knew Basquiat well and has not written about him for a long time; and Okwui Enwezor who talks about the Afro American identity.
Disturbing and forward thinking, Marge Piercy's remarkable novel will speak to a new generation of readers. After being unjustly committed to a mental institution, Connie Ramos is contacted by an envoy from the year , who shows her a utopian future of sexual and racial equality and environmental harmony. But Connie also bears witness to another potential outcome- a dystopian society of grotesque exploitation.
One will become our world. And Connie herself may strike the decisive blow It defines us as a species. It enabled us to walk out of Africa and to spread as far as Alaska and Australia. It freed our hands and freed our minds. We put one foot in front of the other without thinking - yet how many of us know how we do that, or appreciate the advantages it gives us? In this hymn to walking, neuroscientist Shane O'Mara invites us to marvel at the benefits it confers on our bodies and minds. In Praise of Walking celebrates this miraculous ability. Incredibly, it is a skill that has its evolutionary origins millions of years ago, under the sea.
And the latest research is only now revealing how the brain and nervous system performs the mechanical magic of balancing, navigating a crowded city, or running our inner GPS system.
Walking is good for our muscles and posture ; it helps to protect and repair organs, and can slow or turn back the ageing of our brains. With our minds in motion we think more creatively, our mood improves and stress levels fall. Walking together to achieve a shared purpose is also a social glue that has contributed to our survival as a species. As our lives become increasingly sedentary, we risk all this. We must start walking again, whether it's up a mountain, down to the park , or simply to school and work.
We, and our societies, will be better for it. Their foot and paw prints were preserved together on the muddy cave floor, and smoke from the torch the boy carried was left on the walls, allowing archaeologists to carbon-date their journey. And so, the story unfolds, from these prehistoric days all the way up to the present, of ourinnate and undeniable need to live in the close company of animals. In this startling new work, acclaimed cultural detective and lifelong pet owner Jacky Colliss Harvey uses her compelling storytelling skills and keen eye for historical investigation to examine our role as animals' companions, in this exploration of the history not of the pet, but of us as pet owners.
Drawing on literary, artistic and archaeological evidence of our relationships with other species, over thousands of years of human experience, she examines the when, the how and the why of our connection to those animals we take into our lives, assessing these against the latest scientific thinking on this complex and enthralling subject, and suggesting new insights into this most long-standing of all human love-affairs. Nora is an unflinching frontierswoman awaiting the return of the men in her life - her husband who has gone in search of water for the parched household, and her elder sons who have vanished after an explosive argument.
Nora is biding her time with her youngest son, who is convinced that a mysterious beast is stalking the land around their home, and her husband's seventeen-year-old cousin, who communes with spirits.
Lurie is a former outlaw and a man haunted by ghosts. He sees lost souls who want something from him, and he finds reprieve from their longing in an unexpected relationship that inspires a momentous expedition across the West.