Tag Archives: Waterstone’s Piccadilly

Scotellaro’s Call

While much beloved in his home town of Tricarico in the south of Italy, Rocco Scotellaro is still very much unknown to English speaking audiences, which is why I feel particularly strongly about this week’s upcoming launch of a new … Continue reading

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Intrepid Explorers Drop-In

We explored every corner of our blue planet, and into the deep recesses of the human condition we delved. On the 7th February inside Waterstone’s Piccadilly we were all roused from our slumber through a mixture of great poets, young … Continue reading

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Stone Circles Drop-In Celebration

The snow may have melted, but inside Waterstones Piccadilly on Tuesday 9th we had an enjoyable snow fight, throwing poetry and even prose at each other. This month the theme was “Stone Circles”, and there were some surprising poems read. … Continue reading

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Resolutions Drop-in Revolution

Our first monthly drop-in of 2012 was both enjoyable and stimulating.There were many new and familiar faces at Waterstone’s Piccadilly on Tues 10th. With a humble direction from our host, poet Mario Petrucci, we explored the theme of Resolutions. As … Continue reading

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Fire and Ice Drop-In Delights

We had a really jolly evening Tues 6th at the Poet in the City monthly poetry Drop-In, which was hosted again by John Mole, Poet in the City’s beloved Poet in Residence. There was ice in the air outside, for … Continue reading

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John Berryman: An American Dream Song

Henry, edged, decidedly, made up stories Henry the protagonist of the Dream Songs and his alter-ego Mr Bones (a minstrel Henry) occupy pages of a non-linear, disjointed poetry that portrays the life, fears and insecurities of its creator. John Berryman … Continue reading

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Robert Frost: An American Memory

Poet in the City volunteer Jamie Field provides a personal perspective of Robert Frost Robert Frost once remarked to a friend that he wanted to write a poem that would be remembered for years. Not only has he succeeded in … Continue reading

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