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Pocket Poetry NZ

Have you come across a Pocket Poem yet? Pocket Poetry is the Poems in the Waiting Room (NZ) 2019/20 boutique poetry project. We pop snippets of poems with accompanying photos/artwork on business sized cards.  A selection of these cards are … Continue reading

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Spring 2019

Welcome to our Spring 2019 poetry card. This edition’s poets are; Laura Mucha, Lois Parker Edstrom, Elena de Roo, Janice Marriott, Sandra Simpson, Barbara Crooker, Gayle Brandeis, Glenn Colquhoun, Robert Creeley and Donald McDonald. These cards can be found at … Continue reading

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National Poetry Day, August 23

AND we are celebrating. Every patient at Mercy Hospital will receive one of 9 poARTry postcards and a Poems in the Waiting Room leaflet with their lunchtime meal. AND Every Southern DHB patient will receive a sheet of poetry on … Continue reading

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PoARTry at Mercy

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Another National Poetry Day event

We’re also celebrating National Poetry Day on August 23 by providing all patients at Dunedin’s Mercy Hospital, with a poetry postcard on their lunch time meal tray. We selected 10 poems, offered them to 10 artists and their response to … Continue reading

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Looking ahead – National Poetry Day August 23

We’re celebrating National Poetry Day on August 23 by teaming up with Southern DHB to provide poetry cards on the lunch time meal trays for all inpatients. Just because you’re not out and about doesn’t mean you should miss out … Continue reading

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Winter 2019

The winter poetry cards have been posted all around New Zealand today. Look out for this latest card in your local medical waiting room, hospice, or rest home. They’re also available for prison inmates. Braille copies can be found at … Continue reading

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