Great, it's National Poetry Day, hey?
So, I thought, 'who deemed this to be a National Day for the appreciation of poetry? That's some kind of influence!'
For the interest of my readers; apparently, t'was this bloke here:
'Born in 1960, son of barrister Paul Sieghart, a human rights lawyer, campaigner, broadcaster and author, and Felicity Ann Sieghart, chairman of the National Association for Gifted Children, magistrate and later managing director of the Aldeburgh Cinema. He was educated at Eton and St. Anne's College, Oxford. In 1986, he founded Forward Publishing with a business partner Neil Mendoza, an independent contract publisher, publishing magazines, children’s books and poetry books.' (This is a direct copy and paste quote - no changes made.. Therefore, any errors belong to another)
*For some poetry by and about some working-class women see my previous blogs entitled Poetry; Poetry I; Poetry I; Poetry III; Poetry IV; Poetry V.
To cut a long story short: