Ten Things About Poetry and Me: Nadine Cranenburgh

Originally posted on Ripple Poetry :
? 1.  What is your earliest memory of poetry? The earliest poems I remember hearing were ‘Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace’ by AA Milne, and  The Swing, ‘Bed in Summer’ by Robert Louis Stevenson. I enjoyed imagining myself as a soldier in a beefeater hat and hearing words about…

Ten Things About Poetry and Me: Stephen Whiteside

Originally posted on Ripple Poetry :
Stephen Whiteside ? 1.What is your earliest memory of poetry? My father read me the poetry of Banjo Paterson when I was a young child. I loved the bouncy rhythms, the clever rhymes, the rollicking stories, the colourful characters, the rich settings. In short, I loved everything about it! Banjo…

10 Things about Poetry and Me: Andrea Gallagher

1.      What is your earliest memory of poetry? My earliest memory of poetry was having a teacher introduce my class to Spike Milligan’s work in children’s books. He seemed incredibly fun.  2.       When and why did you begin to write poetry for children?  I have worked as a professional writer for more thanContinue reading “10 Things about Poetry and Me: Andrea Gallagher”