by Maariyah Patel
The soft sand travels in between my toes,
I hear the calling of the water,
Thirsty for my being, Continue reading “The Beach”
by Amel Bashford
A new child is born.
A life is ended. Continue reading “Secretary for the Soul”
by Tahera Mayat
I have a strong desire for chocolate
A passion that just won’t go away
I love the melting sensation in my mouth
The passion grows stronger each day
Continue reading “Chocolate Desire”
by Sophie Patel
I love our little family
the way you all make me laugh
make me smile
sometimes even make me cry
Continue reading “I Love Our Little Family”
by Mohamed Saloo
Across the square of towns old-gold
A stroll up steps to Carnegie’s soul
A caressing hand on door-frame-wood
Graced by an awe as truly one should
Continue reading “The Cherished Town Library”
by Judith Greenwood
My washing machine broke down. It wouldn’t spin.
It just went round with all my washing in.
It jumped about the floor on rubber feet,
My laminated floor, all new, all neat.
Continue reading “Washday Blues”
by Umaymah Patel
My family is happy
We all are fun
When we eat buns Continue reading “My Family”
Do you recognise any of the people below? I do. They’re all Batley Poets.
All the images below are from our website launch poetry event on Saturday 1 April. Click on any one to see more Continue reading “Website Launch Event”