Twelve River Ripples

Twelve River Ripples 28

An extraordinary fortnightly
Suffolk Poetry Society newsletter
for extraordinary times.

Angela Pickering was the winner of the poll for the Favourite Ripple of Laughter in the 2020 issues of Ripples. Angela chose to only provide poems for the usual Members’ Poems section.

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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

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Favourite Poem

In this issue, Kate Foley chooses a new Favourite Poem, ‘Evictions’ by Eavan Boland.

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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

Angela Pickering’s Poems

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

Gordon Hoyles writes a PI poem.

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