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Poetry Reading Group


Do you enjoy poetry?

 

Come along to our poetry reading group for a relaxed afternoon of reading and chat about your favourite poems.

 

The group is held on the third Monday of every month in the Wailes Room at Central Library, from 2pm until 3.30pm.

 

Places are free and everyone is welcome.

 

Tel: 0191 433 8410 for more information.

 


Here’s a sample of work from one of our members...

 

A Poem For Spring

 

What does Spring mean to me?

Cherry blossom trees swaying in the breeze

Daffodils showing their golden crowns

A kaleidoscope of colours all around

Magical walks through Bluebell-laden woods

Blue skies, golden rays making me feel good

An end to the cold dark Wintery mornings

New lambs, a sign the new season is dawning

My garden changing from brown to green

Concealing new plant life yet to be seen

Longer days with lighter nights

Clocks coming forward to make it all right

Washing flapping in the wind as it dries

The sun shining down and the clouds rushing by

Birds singing more sweetly in the trees

Thats what Spring means to me!

 

Tracey Alonaghan







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