Rhymes and reason offered by Poets Anonymous

Local arts group Poets Anonymous is holding the latest meeting at Purley Library next Saturday, April 20.

BooksFrom 2pm to 4pm (at least), the event welcomes all to attend, for free, and to bring with them poems on the subject of spring that they have written themselves or particularly enjoy and want to share by reading. Readers are welcome to read poems on other topics, too.

Poets Anonymous originated in February 1990 at Ashburton Library, Addiscombe, as a house-to-house workshop to encourage poetry writers to share their poems and offer constructive criticism. Some people attended as an aid to getting themselves into print, others to help one another, others for the pure pleasure of enjoying poetry.

The group, attracting 20 or more, also has a regular meeting on the first Friday of the month, on May 3 at the South Norwood and Woodside Social Club (12, Enmore Road, SE25 5NQ; from 8pm), and on the second Saturday of the month – on May 11 at the United Reformed Church in Addiscombe Grove (from 2.30pm).

For more information on the group, visit www.poetsanon.org.uk, or email them at poets@poetsanon.org.uk

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