Sinead O’Connor, Bjork and Sir David Attenborough popped up in conversation at yesterday’s Poetry with Friends at Whitley Bay Library.
We had lively debate encrusted with fantastic poems delivered beautifully. Highlights for me were newcomer Jeff/Geoff’s amazing poem about penguins, Joyce’s reading of A Policeman’s Lot by Wendy Cope and Elizabeth’s astonishing rendition of Eliot’s The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock.
We also enjoyed poems by Amy Lowell, Josephine Scott, Shakespeare, Robert Browning, Kathleen Raine and others.
Our next Poetry with Friends at Whitley Bay will take place on Maundy Thursday, April 2nd at 11 am in Whitley Libary.
In the meantime we have Poetry with Friends at The Mission this coming Tuesday at 7pm. The theme is Counsel/Council.
For more information on both Poetry with Friends groups please visit http://www.happyplanetcreativearts.org.uk/p/whats-on.html