Sands (The stillbirth and neonatal death charity) asked me to share the poem ‘We took her to the beach’ at the launch of the new MBRRACE report into stillbirth and child mortality in the UK. The aim was to bring the perspective of the bereaved parents upfront to keep the technical data and dry figures in context for the crowd
Pieces performed on this occasion included: Full spectrum of love Chalk lines
Poetry performance at Pop Up Cafe 14 in the Red Brick Building, Glastonbury.
Poetry Performance at ‘The Cafe,’ Cheddar.
My spoken word debut at Pop Up Cafe 11, Glastonbury. A reading of the award-winning short story, Facing East, and the poem, We took her to the beach, in memory of Talia Grace Cook, a daughter lost to stillbirth in 2012.
On Saturday the 4th of May, I’ll be stepping out from behind the laptop and giving performance poetry a shot at Pop Up Cafe 11, Glastonbury.