Happy International Women’s Day! Come and see, read, hear four Worcestershire Poet Laureates.
To Celebrate IWD I asked you to send your poetry recommendations, inspirations and influences to us. You can read that post here.
Whilst I was compiling your insights a sudden thought struck me and I contacted Maggie Doyle – WPL 2013/14 & Poet Laureate Emeritus, Heather Wastie – WPL 2015/16 and Suz Winspear WPL 2016/17 to ask for an exclusive contribution for IWD.
I am the 7th WPL and the 4th woman to take on the role. I was delighted that the former WPLs wanted to be involved and so here, I present:
Gifts us some of her influential women and a poem.
Influential women who got you into writing or supported this path for you.
I didn’t enjoy poetry at school and for most of my adult life it was something I never thought about. However, I have always loved language and the magic words provide. Their…
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