Category Archives: Poetry

August Art at Mercy – Pauline Bellamy

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Poems in the Waiting Room Art wall at Mercy Hospital

Mercy Hospital, in Dunedin, has set aside a wall opposite their reception desk for Poems in the Waiting Room to display Art Work. Each month a new artist is invited to fill the wall with their work. Poems in the … Continue reading

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Dear Key Workers

From my friend in poetry Laura Mucha Here’s a film of a thank you poem for key workers and the result of a series of digital workshops with kids around the world, followed by them sending over 1k videos in to turn it … Continue reading

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Autumn 2020

  Our autumn Poems in the Waiting Room cards were distributed just days before the world became unwell. I imagine they have all been destroyed as waiting rooms, hospitals, hospices and rest homes stepped up their cleaning processes. I was … Continue reading

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2020 Poetry Competition Results

Time to announce the winners of the 2020 Poems in the Waiting Room Poetry Competition The 2020 competition winners have all been notified, and I’ve emailed everyone, who provided me with an email address, to let them know the results are … Continue reading

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PitWR 2020 poetry competition

Take a seat and read all the entry conditions below. Apologies for such a long scroll but hopefully the information will answer any questions you may have. Conditions of Entry: Information on how to enter and prizes form part of … Continue reading

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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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