Category Archives: Workshop Poems

Poems Finally Written Up From Workshop Yonks Ago

This was some free writing from the we are three workshop I ran using three borrowed lines, I think I have excised them but will dig them out to check. Wrote solidly for five or so minutes using all the … Continue reading

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Why I Write: Don’t Worry I Feel Better Now.

I found a few pages written in a workshop from before Xmas I posed the question ”Why do I Write?” as a free writing exercise I seem to remember Karen Little doing this and coming up with something much more … Continue reading

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Another Mislaid Arran Poem

Right I am doing this wonderful event tonight¬†https://www.facebook.com/events/528882803789379/¬† starts seven thirtyish at the lead station. I was ferreting about in my files in preparation and found I had hastily typed yet another poem from an Arran workshop and then done … Continue reading

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First Impromptu Workshop of the Year

Yesterday I ran a workshop which pulled on some surreal techniques and some experimental/concrete poetry type techniques. I did my usual warm up of free writing from a line and using extra words which in this case were: briars, spellbound, … Continue reading

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Another Arran Poem: Directed Poem/Instruction Poem

I seem to remember this one was from a workshop I ran, if you have never done a directed/instruction poem the leader reads out an instruction for each line and in theory you write it as soon as you get … Continue reading

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Lost Arran Notebook

I found under a wave of paper the notebook I took and filled on the Arran Poetry Adventure this summer and I never posted the poems so here goes. Thank you Thom Gunn for a line I lifted, I may … Continue reading

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