Naporwrimo colour

Little scrap of a thing about my funny relationship with the colour yellow I hardly ever wear it unless its part of a rainbow or pattern and only recently started wearing gold and brass colours.


‘’yellow is the colour of my true love’s hair in the morning’’

Yellow was my favourite colour, in an early school photo

I am all white blonde bob and large highlighter t shirt

Rejected soon for clashing now only wear flashes of gold

On the walk to the bus stop winter-coated still, I see

There are dozens of dandelion suns radiating their petals

Bravely yolked flowers shouting down the brassy late daffs

Mustard stains in the park Lurid as warning signs

despite the wind they tell of spring

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About Trio

This blog is for the trio of people behind Stirred to express the directions their work is taking. Stirred is a women's poetry night where women and men are encouraged to read pro-women poetry. The thinking behind this night originated with Anna Percy, who hosts the night. Her co-host Rebecca Audra Smith and the designer of posters and general photographer Sara Ellis complete the trio. Anna Percy's poetry is usually concerned with love, loss, losing your mind, the natural world and the surreal. She performs regularly in both Manchester and Norwich. She voluntarily runs workshops and has been a performer of racy feminist poetry for some years. Rebecca Audra Smith is also a regular performer on Manchester's poetry scene. Her poetry is often described as sensual, it's subjects are the depths of our relationship to ourselves and other people. Her work is an introspective look at how people interact with the world. Sara Ellis studies a photography BA and is the designer of Stirred's image and official photographer. Her work utilises elements of street photography while demonstrating a humour and curiosity about our surroundings, both rural and urban, that brings many layers to her images.
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