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Wednesday Poetry Corner With Jennifer Cartland

I have great pleasure in introducing a poem by Jennifer Cartland to the plum tree. I love the straightforward simplicity of this poem. And I love its poignant ending. This … Continue reading

July 9, 2014 · 13 Comments

Am I Fractured?

Originally posted on THE BARDO GROUP:
Clouds permission of Janet Beasley AM I Fractured? By Niamh Clune Am I fractured, when in the wrath of sunlight streaming ‘cross this sky,…

July 3, 2014 · 4 Comments

Wednesday Poetry Corner With Tina Jane Clowes Kay

I would like to introduce Tina Jane Clowes Kay. She is new to the plum tree and has sent in this marvellous interpretation of MOTHER! I am extending the time you … Continue reading

June 11, 2014 · 4 Comments

Wednesday Poetry Corner With Aprilia Zank And Cleber Pacheco

Here is another of the wonderful poetry submission for the MOTHER anthology. You still have a few days to send in yours. This poem is by the great Aprilia Zank … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · 14 Comments

Wednesday Poetry Corner With Erik & Josie Weibel

I have something very special for you today. Here is a poem submitted for the MOTHER anthology by 12 year old Erik Weibel. I LOVE this poem. It says it … Continue reading

May 21, 2014 · 15 Comments

Wednesday Poetry Corner: Featuring Sue Lobo

Sue Lobo has submitted a beautiful poem about MOTHER from the perspective of Africa’s mothers. Don’t forget to send in your poem. There is still time!   MAMA AFRICA: by Sue … Continue reading

May 14, 2014 · 12 Comments

Happy Mother’s Day From Across The Pond!

“If stars were thanks for all you do A universe I’d give to you.” (c) copyright Niamh Clune 2013. I would like to wish all of our friends across the … Continue reading

May 11, 2014 · 5 Comments

Story Corner With Dr. Nana Plum: Princess Of The Silver Moon!

I thought you might enjoy an excerpt from one of my new books I am shortly releasing: Princess Of The Silver Moon. Written by me, gorgeous illustrations by Fycsene Shields … Continue reading

May 6, 2014 · 9 Comments

Story Corner With Dr.NanaPlum

‘Tis the wisdom that should speak Though it’s playing hide & seek ~ Very often hard to find Is it forward or behind? Is it up, or  is it down? … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · 2 Comments

Wednesday Poetry Corner: Attention!!! The Internet Detonator sabotaged my call for Mother submissions!

Dear poets, I have caught the bug! Not the bug that drives us to write voraciously from pleasure ~ but the blasted internet detonator that has been going about lately! … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · 5 Comments

Wednesday Poetry Corner With Pendyala Pradeep

I have the great honour to introduce someone today whom I believe to be a genuinely lovely person. Pendyala Pradeep is a reciter of classic Indian poetry and I have … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · 9 Comments

Why Do I Love Poetry? Jim Bauerlein

It is my great pleasure to introduce Jim Bauerlein to the plum tree. I love the quirkiness of this poem, the sudden turn mid-way to introduce the metaphor. Thank you … Continue reading

November 27, 2013 · 7 Comments
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