Poetry Stars in the Library

On National Poetry Day, Thursday 4th October, ‘Stars’, this year’s theme for Poetry Day, allowed some of our own poetry ‘stars’ to shine!  An attentive audience was entertained with poems from a range of writers, from King David to Spike Milligan!  The poem ‘Schoolitis’ warned against the folly of faked illness on school mornings, while words from Emily Dickinson and the Psalms caused us to ponder spiritual matters.  All were inspired as we listened to the maxims in the immortal lines of Kipling’s poem ‘If’:  ‘If you can keep your head, When all about you are losing theirs, and blaming it on you …’.

Thanks to all who participated in and supported this event.

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