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Postcard poets

An event on 9th October, as part of the Birmingham Literature Festival, saw the launch of Poetry on Loan’s poetry postcards for 2013, on the theme Home-made, home-grown. 

The six postcard poets – Roz Goddard, Spoz, Emma Purshouse, Jane Seabourne, Fergus McGonigal and Brenda Read-Brown – read their postcard poems and a selection of others. An audience of about 30 struggled through the terrible traffic for a really vaired evening of poetry.

Cilla’s kitchen, by Roz Goddard

Glut reaction, by Emma Purshouse

Grandma’s jumper, by Spoz (Giovanni Esposito)

Your invitation, by Fergus McGonigal

Gardening for beginners, by Jane Seabourne

Citizens of the world, by Brenda Read-Brown