The annual reading at Walpole Old Chapel was held on Sunday, 12 June, on the theme of ‘Midsummer’.
20 SPS poets read, and musical interludes, including a step dance, were provided by the long-established ceilidh band Syzewell Gap.
The afternoon was ably organised by Sue Foster, with the Chair, Beth Soule, opening proceedings.
The poems read were:
|The Month of the Summer Solstice|
Midsummer’s Night (Under a June Moon)
Summer in Mid Suffolk
|Where The Bee Sucks|
Majesty of Garden
|Marianne Koby Johnson|
|Concert for Midsummer’s Eve|
June Mornings on Castle Meadow
|Waveney Valley Sculpture Trail|
The ‘A’ Word – visit to Adlestrop June 29th 2015
|Delphinians Blue||Rosemary Jones|
|On The Beach at Chikka Lebanon|
My Chinese Acupuncturist’s Last Words
|By Chance I Walked|
Blackbird and White Cat
|Gale Force Winds (read by Sue Foster)|
World (read by Beth Soule)
|Midsummer Sketch||Gordon Hoyles|
|Looking For Heaven|
|Midsummer 1892 (after James Guthrie) |