Previously… the intriguing theme for this morning’s Poetry with Friends session at Whitley Bay Library.

We talked about cricket, caring for relatives, travel, politics and stars above Moroccan fields.

We shared and enjoyed the following:

In My Life by Lennon and McCartney

Haiku by Jemmy Farmer

Cricket (a parody of R.W. Emmerson) by Andrew Lang

The Traditionalist by Wendy Cope

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The Radical by Wendy Cope

Into the Hour by Elizabeth Jennings

You’re Not Allowed by Wendy Cope

Relic by Ted Hughes

Stars by Wendy Cope

Be Off! by Stevie Smith

Snow by Louis MacNeice

Special Needs by Wendy Cope

Surfer by Robert Minhinnick

Our final Poetry with Friends session of the year at Whitley Bay library will take place on Thursday 11th December. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own or favourite poems by others.

If you want to attend please pre-book via