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
|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)
|Looking For Heaven
|Midsummer 1892 (after James Guthrie)