Keats special edition

A thing of beauty is a joy forever
First line of ‘Endymion’ by John Keats

An extraordinary fortnightly
Suffolk Poetry Society newsletter
for extraordinary times.

Submissions to Ripples are welcome via ripples@suffolkpoetrysociety.org.uk

Please limit your submissions to just one of the sections each month.
All poetry submissions will be moderated anonymously.
Comments, offers of help, fresh ideas – also welcome

Click here for Full Submission Guidelines

Favourite Poem

In this issue, Peter Sandberg invites us to admire the beauty of Keats’ ‘Ode to Melancholy’ and Lynne Nesbit tells us of the joy of rediscovering the sensual feast that is ‘To Autumn’ by Keats. Click here

If you have a favourite poem you’d like to share and tell us why you like it, please send a copy of your favourite poem along with your comments (max 500 words) as a document attachment (Word.DOCX preferred) to ripples@suffolkpoetrysociety.org.uk

Members’ Poems

Click here to read five Keats inspired poems from Suffolk Poetry Society members.
Plus a ‘Ripple of Laughter’ from the man himself.

If you would like to share your poems here, please send one poem in duplicate as a document attachment (Word.DOCX preferred) ripples@suffolkpoetrysociety.org.uk. Put your name at the top of one copy and leave the second copy blank so it can be sent anonymously to the referees. 

Full submission guidelines here 

Bagatelle

A section for whatever Ripples readers want to share with / or challenge other readers

A sonnet challenge inspired by John Keats. Click here

If you would like to submit a short article please submit up to 500 words as a document attachment (Word.DOCX preferred) about an aspect of your life in poetry or other creative writing or your experience of life as a creative writer in the time of covid-19 to  ripples@suffolkpoetrysociety.org.uk