A Poetry Launch in June

In June, Anna Kisby was guest reader at Loose Muse’s launch of Andrena Yeats’ poetry collection in aid of McMillan Caring Locally. Anna read from her pamphlet All the Naked Daughters and there’s a great overview here from Sue Wrinch of the readings, including praise for Anna’s wonderful poems.

Sue Wrinch

On a scorching hot Monday in June Loose Muse proudly launched Andrena Yeats poetry collection in aid of McMillan Caring Locally and we also heard wonderful poetry from award winning poet Anna Kisby.  We began, as always with a session of Open Mic which I kicked off by reading a new poem called ‘Transformation’.  Sue Spiers was next up followed by a new comer to Loose Muse, Caro Reeves with a witty and whimsical poem. Patsy Rath gave us a poetic dialogue with the aid of Sue Spiers called ‘The Thrushes Lament’ which was humourous poem that both read very well. I particularly liked the American accent of Sue Spiers pigeon! I was delighted to introduce Sallie Smith next to read her very first poem in the Open Mic called, ‘A Yellow Dot in the Sky’.  Helen Whitten gave us what she described as ‘a horrid poem’ which was well…

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