Borderland Voices a charity promoting Health and Well-being through the Arts

 

POEMS

A Selection of Poems written at Borderland Voices

 

 

Eating Strawberries in November
by Pauline Heathcoate

Spending Time
by Pauline Heathcote

Life's a Maze
by Sheena Barnes

Seascape
by Sue Gaukroger

Transport Problems
by Sue Gaukroger

Mother Earth
by Judith Gilchrist

It Was Meant to Be
by Judith Gilchrist

Time
by Sheena Barnes

Self
by Doreen Graham

Thinking of Down Days
by Sophie Barnes

Parody of Compassion by Susan Greehalgh

Washday Blues
by Susan Greehalgh

Competing With Conscience by Susan Greehalgh

There's a Hole...
by Sophie Barnes

Allotment days
by Sue Gaukroger

Do Not Linger Here
by John Bradshaw

Fallout
by Sue Gaukroger

Gradbach Chapel
by Steve

Its April
by Sue Gaukroger

Moss
by Bev

The Man in the Mirror
by Paul Brady

The Power in My Head
by Deb Hollins

The Fear in Ink
by Joe Rennie

Tiles on the Roof
by Sheena Barnes

An Astronaut Searches...
by Sheena Barnes

 

 

 

HEADLINES

Throughout 2018 we intend various events to celebrate BV’s
20th birthday – quite a milestone.

Andy sent a calendar to Buckingham Palace, c/o a lady-in-waiting who replied when the group sent writing to honour the Queen’s 90th birthday. See reply from Sandringham House inside.

If you know of any possible sponsors for BV, please tell Andy.

NEW ON WEBSITE

The April 2018 newsletter has been added on the newsletter page (3/4/2018)

The 2016-17 Annual report has been added to the newsletter page

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NEWS

Don’t forget Andy’s suggested twice-monthly evening drop-in sessions, possibly 2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 6-8pm,
provisionally called Craft, Cross-stitch, Colouring, Chat.
Please let her know if anyone is interested.
Our thanks to the Commissioner’s People Power Fund & Silver Social Action Fund (Staffs Community Foundation) which supported writing & art respectively until end March.
Our Official Opening (and launch of Pauline’s book) could take place in May, depending on the book’s publication date.
In bad weather, still ring about 10.15 to check Andy has arrived.
If you know of any possible sponsors for BV, please tell Andy. We’re always keen to find new ways to raise income.
Do consider coming to a meeting on 25th about a possible community project with international artist Sue Prince (see p2).