Jonny Waters created these two fun artworks for our exhibition. His work is a response to Sylvia Plath’s poem, You’re. You’re Clownlike, happiest on your hands, Feet to the stars, and moon-skulled, Gilled like a fish. A common-sense Thumbs-down on … Continue reading
Earlier in the year we provided 40 artists with a range of poems with the instruction to pick one or two poems and create an artwork, in your chosen medium, in response to your poem/s. The result is A Palette … Continue reading
Poems in the Waiting Room is thrilled to be celebrating our National Poetry Day with the support of the Southern DHB. Patients at Dunedin, Wakari, Southland and Lakes District Hospitals will be treated to poetry, supplied by Poems in the Waiting … Continue reading
Our Spring poetry cards will be in the mail next week. This is the 40th edition of Poems in the Waiting Room (NZ) We’ve made the font larger in this edition so our rest home residents may find it easier … Continue reading
With autumn nearly over and winter fast on its tail our new winter edition will be in the post next week. It’s our annual NZ poets’ edition plus it has the winning poems from our annual competition.
We’ve been providing our seasonal poetry cards in a braille booklet format for the last seven years. This would not have been possible without assistance from various funding sources. The next four braille editions are possible due to the financial … Continue reading
Time to announce the winners of the 2018 Poems in the Waiting Room Poetry Competition The 2018 competition winners have all been notified, and I’ve emailed everyone, who provided me with an email address, to let them know the results … Continue reading