Battleaxe learns about performing poetry – with Live Canon

As readers will know, I have made efforts to take part in poetry readings, with varying degrees of success. One of my resolutions for this year was to do better, so booked onto a one-day…

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Hastings Battleaxe reads her poems – a bit scary

Hastings Battleaxe has done poetry readings on two occasions recently: at the WI Literary Lunch, and at a combined choir/music poetry concert at St Clement’s Church in Hastings Old Town. It surprises me a bit…

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Hastings Battleaxe freezes on the Pier and goes to poetry Slam Dunk

Battleaxe had a busy day yesterday, a WI Coffee morning, a chilly stroll on the Pier with old friends Bob and Alison from Horsham, and a first vist to the regular Hastings Slam Dunk poetry…

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Happy Christmas from Hastings Battleaxe – plus a poem.

Christmas good wishes from Hastings Battleaxe!     I’ll do Battleaxe’s take on the sorry state of the world and hopes for the New Year in the next post, which will mark the fifth ‘Blogoversery’.  In…

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Hastings Battleaxe learns her lesson – at the St Leonard's Festival

Right. Battleaxe knows this now.  She is not a performance poet. At least, not the sort that performs spontaneously at festivals. Our Hastings Stanza group was taking part in the poetry bit of the St…

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