Wee Read Lanark Writing group is starting a new project this week – a performance poetry event. We hope to get a date for performing this soon at the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.
The theme this year is ‘Time’ and today we’ll be working to talk, write and express ourselves on the times of change.Change from foul to fair, from discrimination to equality.
Excited about this- the poem we made last year was a cracker, it had contributions from 13 people!
This week we will start with some poems, stories, and anything from Shakespeare, Margaret Attwood, Masizi Kunene and James Allen.
Here’s a starter-
This above all, to refuse to be a victim. Unless I can do that I can do nothing.
I give up the old belief that I am powerless.