Poetry Wall

 Celebrating the magic of poetry - alchemy & magical creatures

'Harry Potter: History of Magic' exhibition Bournemouth Library

Harry Potter British Library display

Your poems invited for the Poetry Wall to accompany the 'Harry Potter: History of Magic' exhibition until 20th December at Bournemouth Library (then moves to Poole Library)

British Library's major exhibition in London 20th Oct 2017 - 28th Feb 2018.

Currently on the Poetry Wall

November and December - Magic of Poetry

We've had a poem submitted so far by Heather Bowering and Mike Davies

Please email  your magical poems to: admin@bournemouthlibraries.org.uk


Previously on the Poetry Wall


New poems on the October theme 'Breaking Free' by Heather Bowering, Tom Murphy, Raymond Pike, Anne Gelder, Susan Northcott, Sophie Griffiths and Janet S Rogers.

August - 'Escape'

Ray Pike, Sophie Griffiths, Mike Davies, Susan Northcott, Heather Joy Bowering and Tom Murphy

July -   'Heroes'

Sophie Griffiths, Anne Gelder, Tom Murphy, Susan Northcott, Jane Skellet, Mike Davies and Teresa Barton

June -  Long days or dark nights"

Tom Murphy, Raymond Pike, Karen E Lawman, Rob Bury, Miriam Troth and Sophie Griffiths

May - Seen on the Street/ Street Scene?

Judy Clegg, Raymond Pike, Rob Bury and Tom Murphy

 Poetry on the "Showcase!" theme for March and April

Judy Clegg, Sophie Griffiths, James Manlow, Miriam Troth, Rob Bury, Karen Lawson, Shaifali Gupta and Tom Murphy

In February local poets wrote about love and belonging

Celebrating love of books 'Holy Land' poem by Rachel Wilson

Poems of love and belonging by James Manlow, Miriam Troth, Rob Bury and Phillip de Wavrin

January -  Beginnings

Beginnings poems by Sophie Griffiths, Ray Wills, Tom Murphy, Brian Boddy, Ruth Bainton, Jason du Toit and Anne Cooke

December - Happiness

Happiness poems by Karen E Lawman, James Manlow, Ray Wills, R J A Pike, Tom Murphy, Rob Bury and Jill Barr

November - Noir poems of drama, thrills & tragedy

 Noir Poetry for November by Tom Murphy, Jane Skellett and Rob Bury

October - Visions & Voyages

Vision & Voyages poems by Judy Clegg, Jane Skellett, Ray Wills, Patricia Taylor, Karen E Lawman and Tom Murphy

Previous Poems


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