29 Jan 2019 / #Arvon50
A Shropshire Dimpsey, in Hurst Rough
Lamp to our path, that dandelion globe has made
full moon above the bent-neck bluebells
reflecting what the sun’s left out for us –
one single feathered
orb of owlight
– Jean Atkin
Arvon turned 50 in 2018 and to celebrate we have collected the stories of writers far and wide who have a tale to tell about Arvon. The collection is published in our anniversary booklet and featured on our blog. This contribution is by poet Jean Atkin, written in and of The Hurst.
09 Apr 2019 / #Arvon50
By Tim Martindale
I am oak.
I am one and I am many.
The sentry guarding the…
02 Apr 2019 / #Arvon50
When I began writing poetry in the early 1970s I didn’t know anyone else who wrote poetry or had a serious…Read more
26 Mar 2019 / #Arvon50
The day that remembered itself
Sylvia Plath is buried in St. Thomas’s churchyard in Heptonstall, West Yorkshire.…