Daily Archives: December 8, 2015

Natalie Spencer #quirkychristmas

The Poetry Shed

The Night before Christmas 1978

The corridor to the morgue is wide and empty, and softly lit
and this bearded old man, burdened with presents
desperately searches for the door marked restaurant.

Then I see her, small and heavy like a tiny battle ship,
her radar hand scanning her cargo
of two hundred and seventy delicate bones.

In a buff envelope tied with green twine is an x-ray
of two spiny aliens, one slotted inside the other
both dependent on a Pelvic anchor.

Her smile is much like my wife’s and I am grateful
she does not know what I do, or how glad I am
to feel her child respond to the touch of my palm.

Natalia Spencer B.A is a Writer from South West England.
Like most Writers she knows, she has family, cats and many books.
The MSF Silver Award for poetry is welcomed addition to her…

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Reuben Woolley #quirkychristmas

The Poetry Shed

tinsel & black wrapping paper

john was here again
this morning
sly grins &
in his hands

said mary
was delayed with all
the ailments of the season

it grows
in scanned corners
& feeding i
am lighter
sleeping we’ll
unwrap presents in the morning

Reuben Woolley has been published in Tears in the Fence, The Lighthouse Literary Journal, The Interpreter’s House (forthcoming) and Ink Sweat and Tears, among others. His collection, the king is dead was published in 2014 and a chapbook, dying notes, in 2015. Runner-up: Overton Poetry Pamphlet competition and the Erbacce Prize in 2015. Editor: I am not a silent poet and The Curly Mind.

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. winter news .

sonja benskin mesher

Email: – sonja@sonja-benskin-mesher.com
Now a member of Penwith Society of Art, St Ives, Royal Cambrian Academy and the United Artists Society.

Member of Fluxus.

Member of the Creative Collective for Refugee Relief, world wide.
Artists without Borders.

This month my artwork is part of the following projects and events.
Recent drawings are now in the exhibition and collection of Osten World Gallery, Skopje. Macedonia.

black dresses do not sell so well

Collaboration with Adrian Frost at Poetry Video Festival, Greece.


Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy. Christmas Show.
Oriel Plas Glyn Y Weddw, Llanbedrog. Christmas Show

Blossoms Arts, Aberystwyth.

Kyffin Williams Drawing Prize Exhibition 2015
Oriel Ynys Mon. Llangefni

Ysbyty Glan Clwyd

drawing the altar piece
Galeri , Betws y Coed. New work.

Tonnau Welsh Art Pwllheli
Mid Wales Arts Centre, Caersws. . New work, solo room.

The White Room Gallery…

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