POETRY

Weirdness Observed (Audio)

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Ann Drysdale reads her poem "Weirdness Observed."

Ann Drysdale was born near Manchester, raised in London, married in Birmingham, ran a smallholding and brought up three children on the North York Moors and now lives in South Wales. She was a journalist for many years, writing, among other things, the longest-running by-line column in the Yorkshire Evening Post. She has won a few prizes and published several books, including a memoir, Three-three, two-two, five six, described by Raymond Tallis as “a masterpiece” and a quirky guidebook to the City of Newport. Her five volumes of poetry include Between Dryden and Duffy (2005) and Quaintness and Other Offenses (2009).

Ann Drysdale reads her poem "Weirdness Observed."