#NaPoWriMo day 30 | The full list of translated poets for April 2016

I wanted to close my month of #NaPoWriMo2016 in a very personal way. This post: comes full circle: I translate my first poem of the month into French shares with you one of my most favourite poems that has been set to a French Mélodie by several composers lists all 30 poets in translation adds a… Continue reading #NaPoWriMo day 30 | The full list of translated poets for April 2016

#NaPoWriMo Day 29 | I remember … the pleasure of reading as a child

I remember when I used to sit on the verandah and read I remember that I'd wear short black shorts and an oversized white t-shirt I remember I'd sit with my hair out, and sometimes it was salty from the beach I remember peering over the blue and pink hydrangeas to the road beyond and… Continue reading #NaPoWriMo Day 29 | I remember … the pleasure of reading as a child

#napowrimo day 23

Okay - today is the sonnet prompt and I'm just way too intimidated by all the rules and possibly concussed for unrelated reasons ... So I'm going off-prompt... Lune by word count ... Sweet sonnets, songs and serenades Soothe the soft And sensitive souls of sisters