Poetry by Anna Larner - For Those Who Seek To Rule - Ruling is not easy. It asks too much, too often, from us humans full of flaws.
Surprise Yourself – Rhyming Couplets
Rhyming Couplets - Surprise yourself with your courage and resilience. Be wowed by your gutsiness, not to mention your brilliance.
Autobiographical Poetry by Anna Larner - I live my life upon a home-made raft. Much tested in the doldrum and the storm,this bravest of ships, this noblest of craft, hewn from wise words, life bent, and battle worn.
Today I Shaved My Hair Off
Today I shaved my hair off. To see me, to know me, to own me, to free me. To be me.
Poetry: Writing is a leap of faith
Autobiographical poetry - Dickens' narrative - Writing Lives Together - Leicester University
A Sonnet – On Reflection – Life Writing
LGBTQ+ Poetry - inspired by nineteenth-century life writing and the autobiography genre.
Epistolary Poem – I Will Not Retreat
Epistolary poem form - Women's Writing in the Midlands, 1750-1850. Susanna Watts and Elizabeth Heyrick.