Lacuna at Daisychain

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Thank you!  Thank you to Denise Wray, Sue Walster, Reuben Taylor and Holly Napier (all pictured below) from Daisychain Benevolent Fund, proudly promoting the Lacuna launch.

Daisychain Benevolent Fund Trust’s aim is the preservation of health and the relief of sickness for children and young adults in the community.  Inspiring work by a wonderful charity.

The Daisychain bookshop in St John’s (Worcester) is a delight to visit, their volunteers are friendly and helpful, and their selection of books is superb (don’t tell my wife, but I left with three beautiful books today!).  With an impressive poetry selection and eye-catching displays of all genres, this is a booklover’s veritable Utopia.

Lacuna is the debut collection from prize-winning poet, Kieran Davis (also known as Baldypoems).  The book is published by Black Pear Press and features cover art from Olympic torch bearer, Damien Davis.  The book launch, sponsored by Innovate (who are providing the free cake) and the Worcestershire Literary Festival, takes place at 4PM on Sunday 14th August at Drummonds (New Street, Worcester).

As well as free cake (I mentioned free cake, right?) there will be poetry performances from The Magnificent Mike Alma, The Amazing Alan Durham, Perfect Poet, Polly Stretton and Worcestershire Poet Laureate; Suz Winspear.

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Lacuna at Blue Cross

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Thank you!  Thank you to Martin Purser (pictured below) and Blue cross, proudly promoting the Lacuna Launch.  Blue Cross is a charity that helps to find homes for previously unwanted pets.  Animal lovers can sponsor a cat or dog for as little as £3 a month.

Donations and purchases go towards feeding, and caring for animals as well as paying for much needed (and often expensive) medical bills.  Martin is charming and a joy to speak to, I hope you will visit him at Blue Cross charity shop on Mealcheapen Street

Lacuna is the debut collection of poetry from prize-winning poet, Kieran Davis (of Baldypoems fame).  Published by Black Pear Press and sporting cover art from Damien Davis, Lacuna is released on Sunday 14th August at Drummonds (New Street, Worcester, 4PM).

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Lacuna at AGE Concern UK

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Thank you!  Thank you to Veronica Tyrrell (pictured below) and Sue Carter from Age Concern UK, proudly promoting the Lacuna Launch.  Age Concern UK’s endless efforts support the elderly nationwide and this outlet in St John’s, Worcester is situated in a beautiful, quirky building.

Lacuna, written by prize-winning poet, Kieran Davis and featuring cover art from photographer; Damien Davis (of Olympic torch bearing fame) – is published by Black Pear Press and is released on Sunday 14th August.  The book launch takes place at Drummonds (New street, Worcester) and will feature performances from local poets, all much loved in the community.  The launch is sponsored by Innovate and the Worcestershire Literary Festival.

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Lacuna at Cats Protection

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Thank you!  Thank you to Fran Holder (pictured below) and Cats Protection, proudly promoting the Lacuna Launch.  Fran runs the local charity shop in St John’s, Worcester, where purchases and donations go towards the UK’s leading feline welfare charity.  Cats Protection help over twenty thousand cats and kittens a year.

Lacuna, the debut poetry collection from prize-winning poet, Kieran Davis (your beloved Baldypoems) is published by Black Pear Press and is launched at Drummonds (New Street, Worcester) on Sunday 14th August at 4PM.  Come along for some free cake and fantastic poetry.

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Lacuna at Boston Tea Party

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Thank you!  Thank you to Emma, the manager of Boston Tea Party, and to Tilly (pictured below) for proudly promoting the Lacuna launch.  Boston Tea Party boasts a magnificent array of beverages for any occasion and serves tasty treats all day.  Their breakfasts are impressive and their cakes are delicious.

Lacuna is published by Black Pear Press and available from August 14th.  The book launch takes place at Drummonds on New Street, Worcester, at 4PM.  Performances at the launch include, Worcestershire Poet Laureate, Suz Winspear, The Magnificent Mike Alma (author of 33 Years in the Lane), Worcesterhire Literary Festival Flash Fiction champion, The Amazing Alan Durham; and Perfect Poet – Polly Stretton (of ‘Girl’s Got Rhythm’ fame).

Also performing are: prize-winning poet, Kieran (Baldypoems) Davis and his son, Oscar (who will be reading his favourite poem ‘A Good Boy’ by Robert Louis Stevenson.  Come for the free cake, but stay for the poetry and party afterwards!

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Keep smiling:)

Lacuna at Shakeaway

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Thank you!  Thank you to Aman and Nad from Shakeaway in Worcester, proudly promoting the launch of Lacuna.  My children are particular fans of Shakeaway, we can’t pass one without popping in.

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With an impressive menu of fruit smoothies and almost any sweet you can imagine – available to blend into a milkshake, Shakleaway is bound to be a hit with most families.  Smiling, Aman and Nad (who is also a poet) provide friendly  service and keep a refreshingly cool, clean shop.

Lacuna, the debut collection of poetry from prize-winning poet, Kieran Davis, is published by Black Pear Press and is available from August 14th.  The book launch takes place at Drummonds, New Street in Worcester at 4PM and is sponsored by Innovate and The Worcestershire Literary Festival.  Come for the free cake, stay for the poetry and party after.

The Lacuna launch will include performances from The Magnificent Mike Alma, The Amazing Alan Durham, Perfect Poet, Polly Stretton, Worcestershire Poet Laureate, Suz Winspear and Oscar Davis (Baldy’s boy).

Keep smiling:)

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Inconceivable

Take the poet to the hospice,

when the playwright leaves the jail,

the vinegar of ingratitude,

he becomes afflicted with language.

A note, not worth noticing, is noted,

and exchanged for a glass of pity,

and the criminals are like a cancer.

They spread rumours of tumours,

and myriad myths of malaise

for their own amusement, the abuse,

obtuse and overlooked, the cacophony

of their chaos; erased in minds

that have long rejected euphoria.

That legend, no longer believed achievable,

that story, that poem, inconceivable.