This month Alan Kent remembers the not so distant glory days at South Crofty with his poem Winding Engine, Robinson’s Shaft. “ʼEave on your steelies boy! We’m goin’ down t’ ’Ell.” This must have once been said here, above the bountiful, tapering shaft of two hundred fathoms upon which still rests this battleship grey of drum and…Continue Reading “Poetry – Winding Engine, Robinson’s Shaft”
This month, Bert Biscoe returns with another hauntingly beautiful poetry reading. Pull up a pew for his reading of ‘Map Truro’. If you enjoyed ‘Map Truro’, you can read more of our Cornish themed poems here, and Bert’s last offering ‘Boy Basset and his Monument’ here. Join us next month for more in our poetry…Continue Reading “Poetry – Map Truro”
This month Bert Biscoe returns with ‘Boy Basset and his Monument’, a touching poem about Francis Basset, 1st Baron de Dunstanville, and the Basset Memorial on Carn Brea which was dedicated to him following his death. If you enjoyed Bert’s poem, you can read more of our Cornish themed poems here. Join us next month…Continue Reading “Poetry – Boy Basset and his Monument”
This month in our Cornish poetry series, we have Melanie William’s touching poem about her aunt Joan. Gingham not silk, linen not sable Plain stitch and cross stitch Displace embroidery. All honest, simple practical A frank face, impish smile, open heart, Recall the early, stronger, taller Joan. In childhood group, large-eyed She looks on…Continue Reading “Poetry: Joan”
This month, we have Bert Biscoe reading his touching poem about Cornwall’s capital city, ‘Trura’. https://beyondendurancedotcodotuk.files.wordpress.com/2017/08/tony-mansell-trura-bert-biscoe.wav If you enjoyed ‘Trura’, you can read more of our Cornish themed poems here, and Bert’s last offering ‘I remember’ here. Join us next month for more in our poetry series.
This month, Bert Biscoe delivers a touch of nostalgia with his reading of his poem, ‘I remember’. If you enjoyed Bert’s poem, you can read more of our Cornish themed poems here. Join us next month for the next offering in our poetry series.