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

Although we can’t use our Home Base currently, we still pay rent and are supported by:
You
BV is so grateful for individual donations, large and small. Your contributions, made weekly until recently, are still helping to keep our services going although for now these are offered remotely via email and letter.

NEW ON WEBSITE

The May 2020 newsletter has been added on the newsletter page

The 2018-19 Annual report has been added to the newsletter page

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NEWS

Our thanks to Bonnie who hosts the Zoom writing group Tuesdays 10.30am - 12 noon-ish. She has also offered to post collated writing to those not on the internet. All welcome on Zoom – contact Andy.

Participants have individual lists of group members to keep in touch with (phone, WhatsApp group, email, post, Zoom) as they prefer. Contact Andy to join in any way.

Contact Andy if you would like an art ‘starter pack’ (envelopes + post-card sized cards).
Please email photos of your art to Andy for future newsletters.
To contact Andy: email is easiest or work mobile (07760 138395) preferably using WhatsApp.

We are grateful to the Community Council of Staffordshire for funding Zoom & the work smartphone. We are also proud to announce a 2-year Lottery funded project – details next time.