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Poet Penny Pepper Pops Up

Tomorrow night (Thursday 15 November), Penny Pepper will be reading from her new collection of poetry at Book Buster in Queen’s Road. Erica Smith tells us why we should get down to see her perform.

Posted 19:11 Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 In: Poetry
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Alive is someone…

The husband of a dear friend of mine died a couple of weeks ago, after over a decade of coping with the myriad circumstances that accompany early onset dementia, writes HOT’s Zelly Restorick. A beautiful poem was read at his funeral, which I share with you here: maybe it will be a source of comfort should you also be going through a challenging time in your life.

Posted 06:14 Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 In: Poetry Tags: , ,
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A concrete poem about Trump

Posted 09:11 Friday, Jul 13, 2018 In: Poetry Tags: , , , , ,
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Two poems by Hamlin and Robinson

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Only In St Leonards: A Year On The Marina

A new book of poetry by Brian Docherty, Only In St. Leonards: A Year On The Marina, (Special Sorts Press, 2017) will be available soon from St. Michaels Hospice, Upper Maze Hill in St. Leonards. This is a signed, limited edition book of new poems, as a fundraiser for the Hospice. 

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Holy&intoxicated Series 4

Life long Hastings-ite and poet, John D. Robinson has produced Series 4 of his Holy&intoxicated Publications Poetry Card Series. Following in the footsteps of the previous Series, John says that Number 4 is “firing full power on all 5 cylinders, with high calibre poetry”. Zelly Restorick asks John about his poetry initiative. 

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The Smallhythe Trio

Lesbians. Suffragettes. Dramatists. L.G.B.T. Poet Laureate Trudy Howson explores, through poetry and prose, the Smallhythe Trio: Edith Craig, Christopher St John and Clare Atwood.

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Two poems by Brian Docherty

STRANGER ON THE SHORE

Posted 17:50 Friday, May 26, 2017 In: Poetry Tags: , , , , ,
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