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Report on Heartlines Poetry and Music event for International Women’s Day 2022

To mark International Women’s Day, 8th March 2022,  the Heartlines Creative Writing Group put on a subtle programme of poetry, prose and research celebrating women in history and modern times. A score of writers shared the lines they had penned … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day at Heart – Tuesday 8th March

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Poetry and Jazz at Heart (January 2022)

An evening of Poetry and Jazz at Heart with Heartlines Creative Writing Group and Jean Watson Quartet – Jean Watson voice, George MacDonald piano, Fergus Quill double bass and Josh Smout drums. Recorded by Rosie Parsons. 00.00 Intro from Myrna … Continue reading

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Heartlines: National Poetry Day 7th October

Heartlines Writers are running a drop-in event for National Poetry Day at HEART, Bennett Rd, Headingley, LS6 3HN between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Thursday 7th October. The National Poetry Day theme this year is ‘Choice’. A recording of … Continue reading

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Unlocked – video performance and download

As we emerge from the physical lockdown we’ve collectively endured in 2020–2021, we are celebrating poetically with the very timely theme of ‘unlocked’. Heartlines Writers is now a well-established group with its own website; www.heartlines.uk. Four of the members run … Continue reading

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Silence

Silence hammers at my door ‘Let me in.’ Let me in to make you Think Learn Feel Silence ushers in Forgotten joy and pain The joy is fleeting The pain lasting Like a freefalling feather Silence reaches the parts Others … Continue reading

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The Bennett Road tea girls

Such joy, as the call came ‘Girls who are on drinks duty – off you go!’ – release from the torment of times tables spirited skip down the stairs chattering and laughing. Here the sanctum staffroom door – but we … Continue reading

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Away from a danger

A Christmas song to be sung to the smell of baking mince pies overlaid with sanitizer and accompanied by a guitar thoroughly cleansed with a strong anti-bacterial wipe Away from a danger No visitors here Don’t come past my front … Continue reading

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