Twelve Rivers – Spring / Summer 2020 We hope SPS members enjoy the latest Twelve Rivers. Articles include: Close Reading:  Plath Riding into Thanatos – Emily Bilman Poetry and Dementia – Richard Whiting Square Poem Challenge – Colin Whyles Ekphrastic Poetry – Derek Adams The Poetic Sequence – Nicola WarwickContinue Reading

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Suffolk Poetry Society’s New Interactive e-newsletter Ever-mindful of their members’ little grey cells, the committee of Suffolk Poetry Society has come up with an innovative way to engage and inspire poets during these very difficult times. As announced in the Society’s own highly-praised magazine Twelve Rivers, they have designed anContinue Reading

The following links are associated with the article by Derek Adams on Ekphrastic poetry in Volume 11 Issue 1 of Twelve Rivers (Spring/Summer 2020). The Iliad, Book XVIII, [The Shield of Achilles]- Homer Poem 64 – Catullus Ode on a Grecian Urn – Keats Musée des Beaux Arts W.H. AudenContinue Reading

Crabbe Poetry Competition 2020 Launched FIRST PRIZE £600 SECOND PRIZE £300 THIRD PRIZE £150 PLUS TWO HIGHLY COMMENDED PRIZES OF £75 EACH Adjudicator Martin Figura The closing date for the competition is 15th June 2020. Entry fees: £3 for each poem. to enter and read rules visit https://suffolkpoetrysociety.org/shop/competition/crabbe Sponsored by FairweatherContinue Reading