Writing Poetry for Kids – Children are the Future for Poetry

A panel exploring Writing Poetry for Kids, hosted by the Brisbane Square Library, was held at the Queensland Poetry Festival 2017, Saturday August 26th. It was encouraging to see the theatrette full, and a mixture of backgrounds: parents, local writing for children community members, local writers and poets, and general public in attendance, as well asContinue reading “Writing Poetry for Kids – Children are the Future for Poetry”

Ten Things About Poetry and Me: J.R.Poulter/J.R.McRae

Originally posted on Ripple Poetry :
1.What is  your earliest memory of poetry? I’m told, I knew all my nursery rhymes by heart before I went to Kindergarten. So someone, possibly my mother or maternal grandmother, taught me. My love of verse came from listening, firstly, to my father recite comic verses by Lewis Carroll and…