Poems to share

Three Short Poems

1
cold rain, grey buildings
in my imagination
white beaches, palm trees

2
to be free as birds
sparrows at a winter feast
pecking at the fat

3
from nine until three
mothers wait behind the bars
Miss looks at her watch

Roger Stevens

Roger Stevens visits schools, libraries and festivals performing his work and running workshops for young people and teachers. He is a founding member of the Able Writers scheme with Brian Moses, and runs the award-winning poetry website www.poetryzone.co.uk for children and teachers. He has published over thirty books of poetry for children. He spends his time between the Loire, in France, and Brighton, where he lives with his wife and a very, very, very shy dog called Jasper.