Tag Archives: André Surridge

National Poetry Day – August 24

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

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Welcome to Spring

This Spring edition is already on the way to 639 medical waiting rooms, 457 rest homes, 8 prisons, 5 hospices and all the SDHB waiting areas. Sincere thanks to: André Surridge, my regular ‘go to’ poet for haiku, Kelli Russell Agodon for allowing … Continue reading

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Summer 2016

Poems in the Waiting Room presents our Summer 2016 poetry card, full of superb writing. We have printed 7750 poetry cards for this, our 33rd, edition of Poems in the Waiting Room(NZ).  Look out for this Summer blue poetry card in your nearest … Continue reading

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Stepsisters

With some finishing touches to be added over the coming week, Sheryl McCammon and Ruth Arnison (aka the Stepsisters) are chuffed to present our first project in the series, Poems on Steps (POSTs), in Dunedin. The transformation of the Moray Place … Continue reading

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Spring is on the way

The Spring cards set off from our house today and hopefully you’ll find some in a waiting room or rest home near you very soon. I collect poems over a long period of time so when I requested permission from a … Continue reading

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Our autumn 2015 poets

As I set off for work this morning at 7.00 am there was a slight feeling of autumn in the air. And this made me realise I’m going to have to give up my current walking to work activity – learning poems. Soon … Continue reading

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Here comes Summer

Many thanks to: The Lion Foundation for sponsoring this edition, all the poets for allowing me the loan of their work and, NZ Post for providing me with a bundle of free post envelopes in response to my application to … Continue reading

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