Poetry by Ann Perrin - Poems read by the Author.
  • Ann Perrin
17 episodes
My poems are inspired by people, places, life, death, ageing and sometimes by my life as a puppeteer’s daughter. I write in a variety of styles but mainly free verse.


The Oleander
2015 May 24
Please click on the link below to hear the podcast of this poem The Oleander We found it in Albi, no gentle sketch but boldly painted bright and blowzy heady … Continue reading →
An old dry stone wall
2015 May 02
I wrote the ‘The hole in the wall’ at an Arvon creative writing course at Totleigh Barton many years ago. A film I made earlier –  I have always been … Continue reading →
An English Cottage Garden
2015 Apr 26
My Garden – to listen to the podcast please click on link below I could sit here in my garden all my waking hours simply entranced by the profusion of … Continue reading →
Picasso’s Model
2015 Apr 19
To hear the introduction and Ann’s poem Picasso’s Model – please click on the arrow on the podcast below. Picasso’s Model He watches me intently as though drawing a vase. … Continue reading →
Moving on
2015 Apr 13
Listen to Ann’s poem Moving on  now – simply press the arrow on this latest post – This poem was written on the last day of a course at Arvon. … Continue reading →
The Passing Season
2015 Mar 13
A poem about a neighbour in South London. He lived in a house beyond a high fence at the end of the garden and I never got to know him. … Continue reading →
2015 Feb 20
Listen to Ann’s poem Reconciliation  now – simply press the arrow on this latest post  page – Reconciliation Seeds take flight with the softest blow, on dandelion clocks you know. Forever? … Continue reading →
2015 Feb 20
Listen to – Beachcombing – Ann’s latest podcast on her poetry site by pressing the link – Beachcombing Where a solitary seagull flew hopeful of an unexpected catch an old man … Continue reading →
Don’t Throw Away the Daisies
2015 Feb 13
Ann’s poetry podcast  – Listen to the poem ‘Don’t Throw the Daisies‘ on Ann’s blog now  – by clicking on link below –   Don’t Throw Away the Daisies … Continue reading →
Blackpool Illuminations
2015 Feb 06
Listen to Blackpool Illuminations now by pressing the link below – Our parents performed on The North Pier Blackpool with their elaborate Marionette Musical. We stayed in a a holiday … Continue reading →