Winter Poems: No.3 Snow Day by Billy Collins

Poem no. 3 for my winter series is ‘Snow Day’ by Billy Collins.

and it’s a wonderful example of what makes Collins’ poems accessible, conversational and often, ‘quirky’.

I began reading lots of Billy Collins last year and haven’t stopped since. I recently enjoyed his Poetry MasterClass which I highly recommend.

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Winter Songs

…because, it’s the most wonderful time of the year!

Kat Healy winter

We’re prepping our new Christmas song (due on 21st Dec) which we’ll record with our great pal Garry Boyle at Slate Room Studio in Pentcaitland in a week or so.

Until then…here are some we made earlier! (Feel free to add them to your Christmas playlists this year 🎄)

‘Winter’ (Christmas edit), by Kat Healy

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Create Great with Be Still Gentle Kind – Facebook group now LIVE

My new (private) FB group ‘Create Great’ is now LIVE:

I’m excited to engage with people in this hub; a small, safe space where we can inspire and support each other as we continue to work on our creative practice.

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(Poem) Ars Poetica #100: I Believe – Elizabeth Alexander

Term time is fast approaching, and I’m itching to get started with the second year of my MA in Creative Writing.

Be still Gentle Kind cover

First year flew by, as they said it would. I gave it my all, and remained curious and grateful to be in a position where I could spend time working with my creative muscle, feeling challenged and inspired.

This poem by Elizabeth Alexander appeared in my reading list for the year ahead, and I was so taken with it I wanted to share it on the blog.

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