Moor Poet Simon Williams is inspired by oddities. And his inspiration at noon, Sunday, June 21, was from a piece about goats he read on the BBC website, which inspired the poem Goats.
The Moor Poets have been out and about this midsummer, snapping pictures of things that inspire them at noon, on Sunday, June 21. It’s a project instigated by our chums over at the People’s Republic of South Devon, and the first response was from Susan Taylor.
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The Skylines Festival Day takes place today (June 20) at the CCANW and Haldon Forest, near Exeter, with all kinds of events for all the family – including the chance to explore a primitive hut (Pictured). We have Curator’s Talk Elizabeth-Jane Burnett, the poet behind the event, curators talk from the opening of the exhibitioni. And check out her explanation how it all got started along with a description of some of the events
Skylines, the Ecopoetics exhibition, with its festival day on June 20, has all kinds of inventive ways to engage with language and landscape. The exhibition is taking place at the CCANW, at Haldon Forest until June 28. Elizabeth-Jane Burnett, the poet behind the event, explains how it all got started
The idea for Skylines came about during visits to CCANW stretching back to 2006 when it first opened, and really through years of personal engagement with the area – my grandparents lived in Ide, and I grew up near Crediton.
The open category of the 2008 Devon Poetry award organised by the Plough Arts Centre, Torrington, was won by Jenny Mayor and her poem Interior with Forget-me-nots (Matisse 1916)
The short category winner of the 2008 Devon poetry award organised by the Plough Arts Centre, Torrington, was Geese in a Market Crowd by Christopher North
Have a read of Nan’s Handbag by Marcus Parnell from Paignton, which won the 2008 Devon Poetry competition organised by the Plough Arts Centre, Torrington