A full copy of the Constitution of Portsmouth Poetry is available on request, please visit the 'Contact' page.
Portsmouth Poetry is managed by volunteer professionals providing skills and expertise relevant to the provision of poetry, arts and educational activities.
Look around our website and if you have any comments, questions suggestions for activities or wish to contribute your poetry or promote your work, please feel free to contact us. We hope to see you again! Check back later for new updates to our website. There's much more to come!
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When Portsmouth Poetry began in 2016, we used the slogan "From A Borrowed Biro" adapted from the lyric of a song written by poet, lyricist, journalist and broadcaster Clive James and reflecting how we borrow from poets at crucial times such as bereavement or when we fall in love.
Clive generously allowed us to 'borrow' his words
The Mission of Portsmouth Poetry is to enhance cultural provision within the city working in partnership with other venues and organisations recognising the educational, health, community and economic benefits poetry the arts bring to create a vibrant city.
The principle objects of
Portsmouth Poetry are-
2. To foster and assist rising UK poets and to encourage people of all backgrounds to explore and write poetry
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