The Drogheda Creative Writers Group

The Drogheda Creative Writers Group



my folks Declan power here manager of the Barbican Centre and Wheatley here is Marilyn Clark and Marion is part of the draw the creative writers group so Marion you're very welcome to the Barbican Centre and we're gonna talk a little bit about your your beautiful poetry book that's not currently on sale and so still book up the trail tell us a little bit about that book okay Jane thank you so much for having us here if I have a meteor today the book of the trail if this was the brainchild of emo Janus who was with us up until last year and she's now going to rock in India and Eva had the idea for the booth after for the poetry training around the time during last year's flower where we just laid our pole missed which were bright yellow background like rising under display around the tone so was really her brain charge then we decided and Susan Carly actually walked the town and looked and looked at them and thought yes this is a it's an ontology of walking an ontology and a very good one so from that we decided to this is the end result and the drummer cred of writers group as we got on for a long time short time well apparently since 1988 Newland was actually lord of mercy on Nuala was the founder okay and it was going for a while there and Jim Teddy joy was involved as well then it seemed to it went quiet for a while there wasn't there was a very much happening and in 2017 Roger Hudson and emo Genesis to reestablish this okay and then I joined later on and myself I'm John stout and Germany joined okay what day the draw the credit drivers cook meat would be once a week once a moment we meet and samson's that okay haven't we consider us houses Ashley is going to be at home and we meet there on the second and fourth Monday of every month and we would have bimonthly guest speakers at our own two mics which would happen on a monthly basis and in on Saturday we of the first Saturday of every month case and and for any aspiring local writers tender join your group at any stage or absolutely we are delighted to welcome you remember at any stage any time whether you write poetry whether you write short stories as long as you just write when I left lectured a book I read some some poems and really enjoyed them knowing it is a fantastic beautiful book and I some of it somebody offers I ignore them some of their local most more local I'd say well you've also you've contributed to the book as well you got two poems and it might be nice if you were interred would you read one firs but when he go to which one he got to read what are they written about my I have four grandchildren on a Burton about two of them and I written about my yoga rest's my yogurts Grand Challenge she's either rose she was three and four years ago my mom passed away and I just feel so one came into our lives I have a little bit of my mom back because she's so like it's a vitamin how old is she over to you thank you thank you here shoes Eva Rose Oh Eva Rose with your button nose and eyes of China blue before you came along I wonder whatever did we do your light brown hair and curls around in German – very ears Angelica the futures you hold some cheer for each time that I gaze at you American I see it's like looking at my mother's face staring back at me your blue eyes shining with mystery they trick them all so bright they're full of chili quandra unfilled with so much light you have our heart to choke on the scientic warms my heart you fill my soul with so much joy I've loved you from the start but gave me back a piece of mom and he gave new to us Samaritans do happen you simply gotta trust the poem and I was given true to book myself and I came across a lovely one and I called the butterfly and as you know while you Susan commune as you know and one of our great local councillors here counselor Alberto passed away this week and and as I'm newly elected to the the council I did sit beside my very first meeting and we're all very suddenly that he's passed away our condolences do go out to his um his family and friends and constituents that he represented so very well for the 25 years so I go to read one that's okay it's called the butterfly by Susan Connelly today peace enlightened like a butterfly on my right hand I kept still as a tweak or a branch so I could enjoy from close up this room and we're just so sharp and simplistic and I just liked that idea of them of reading that for the days and councillor albertalli and so this book is available for sale that's how much and where do we get this fantastic book well for 10 euro a copy can be yours and if you want to go crazy on copies you can do that for 40 euro okay and at the moment in Clark star on Peter Street in the West portraits health in scholars townhouse in the artisan cafe soon in Waterstones behold because we're in negotiations there as well so well don't you and to all the team who contribute to making the book of the trail from the trolley credit fighters here is the book right here and unavailable in all those areas that that might would have mentioned for that's a very reasonable price of 10 euro and what a fantastic gift this would be as well from even for somebody who's maybe always abroad because there's lots of references to draw in the surrounding areas and not separating so so well don't everybody thank you and thank you very much for 20 years in the Barbican Centre we love to try to promote the Arts here right but as poetry or what its own and if you do a creative writing we've got some great art pieces outside decorating our reception for the Nazca figures from the indigo RF games so we're here to promote and the artists were very creative around in the tunnel drivers of thank you and I just like to say that the book we dedicated it to all past and present contributors to Dragic creative writers and especially to the later need oil okay thank you what we'll do later on your Facebook page is we'll put up maybe a list of all those places where that

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