Author Archives: Karen Dennison

From Conflict to Reconciliation, a report on the four year poetry project to commemorate the centenary of WW1

In the beginning, we focused on Wilfred Owen, his poetry and his death on the Sambre-Oise Canal in Ors on the Western Front in November 1918. This was because we were fortunate to be invited via Art Connexions, Lille, in … Continue reading

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An interesting year..

We have had an interesting year with some great events and changes of venue. From January we will continue to meet on the third Wednesday of the month but will be renting a room at Firstsite 7-9pm. This means we … Continue reading

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Next Mosaic meeting – 21st November at Firstsite 7pm

Please note the change of venue for our next meeting 21st November – we will be in a Firstsite meeting room 7-9pm. We will be starting the meeting at 7pm. We will either have a workshop on haiku and / … Continue reading

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Firstsite Theory Opera: Emotional Legacies, Saturday 8th December 3pm

Join us at Firstsite (8th December 3pm) for an afternoon of performance with poetry and dance from Colchester-based Flux Dance Collective and Mosaic poetry group, who will be responding to the themes of Firstsite’s current exhibition Not Yet At Ease. The performances … Continue reading

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The quality of stillness – workshop

MOSAIC POETRY WORKSHOP Wednesday 19th September at 7.30 pm The Castle Pub, Colchester I would like to explore the quality of stillness in a poem. The simplicity of nothing, the halt on a journey, waiting for someone or something, when … Continue reading

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2018 Stanza Poetry Competition – open!

Originally posted on Mosaic Poetry:
The 2018 Stanza Poetry Competition theme this year is TRADITION. It’s free to enter but you must be a Poetry Society member (if you’re not a member join here) who is also a member of…

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Against the Grain single poem competition – open

Originally posted on The Poetry Shed:
Prizes – First prize – £100, Second prize – £50, Third prize – £25 We are looking for a competition winner‘s poem we like enough to submit to the Forward Prize for Best Single…

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