Talking of Art – why write poetry ?

Someone asked me recently for my thoughts on why  I still seem to write poetry, despite everything. This was my reply : …I think a lot of your day can flood out your sense of self. Writing a poem is a way of restoring your own distinctness and boundaries. The world can silence you. The poem, written on a blank… continue reading

And what is Art for, then ?

For the first time on this blog, on this New Year’s Day, I want simply to report on something I did recently. I’m proud of it, but am also still absorbing what it meant. Half way through December, I ran a “Mental Health Arts” evening in a church assembly room, part of an inner-city church badly damaged during the Second… continue reading

Copyright © Rogan Wolf – Poet and Social Worker
In all our sanctuaries we sit at risk

Built on Notes Blog Core
Powered by WordPress