Article -POETRY IN THE TIME OF COVID

Article -POETRY IN THE TIME OF COVID

My country was calling out for volunteers during this COVID-19 Corona virus crisis and although I was raring to go, I was labelled either too old to volunteer or my blood too low to donate. They told me to check again when my blood gets high. I don’t know when that...
Article – ERASURE POETRY

Article – ERASURE POETRY

This one-day workshop was a collaboration between myself and artist Fenneke Wolters-Sinke. Participants first learned how to use pages from old books to create new poems – a form of found poetry.  They were then guided on how to add a visual layer to ‘erase’ the...
Article – A DOOR INTO POETRY THERAPY

Article – A DOOR INTO POETRY THERAPY

Welcome to the iaPOETRY blog. We hope you will find inspiration from its pages.I have always loved Miroslav Holub’s poem “The Door” and its invitation to explore possibilities without attachment to certainty.Go and open the door.Maybe outside there’sa tree, or a...