Once again there is another evening of poetry next Wednesday 7th June at 7:00 at Offside Books, 92 Willesden Lane.
The theme this time is “Love and Lust”., and as before the night will be overseen by Brian Lee.
Please bring poems to share on this theme, your own poems on any theme or just come and listen
As before, the charge for entrance will be £3. Tea/refreshments will be served.
*** UPDATE ***
Brian’s summary of the night..
Hi Folks, A big thank you to all who came and shared and listened last night. So many of the pieces that were read touched me and really moved me. Here is a list of what I managed to catch of poems that were read: William Blake - Never seek to tell thy love... William Shakespeare - Let me not... (Sonnet 116) Sir Thomas Wyatt - The lover sheweth how he is forsaken of such as he sometime enjoyed. Maya Angelou - Come and be my baby Constantine Cavafy - The Mirror in the Hall Rumi - The Lovers Antonio Jacinto - Letter from a contract worker Rhoda Janzen - Ras el Hanout Samuel Beckett - Cascando Pablo Neruda - Lovely one Pablo Neruda - If you forget me Derek Walcott - Adam's Song Andrew Marvell - To his coy mistress Rumi - The Turn dance in your blood (Inside water, a waterwheel...) Reiko Iwano - An alien poet's struggle to make a poem in English *The next evening will be on Wednesday 5th July at 7pm* at Offside Books, 92 Willesden Lane. Kilburn. Theme to be announced! *** Also for your diary : *Launch of Che's book 'Chiaroscuro*' *** *Sunday 2nd July at 3pm* at the bookshop More details closer to the date. Have a good month