Month: June 2018

Website of poet Elizabeth Rimmer

The Territory of Summer

This is no longer the territory of rain – at least for now. There hasn’t been a summer like this since about August 1994 – which is when I wrote a journal post that became this: Sunlight hits a blow to the head, and the sky is molten, carved by the screaming flight of swifts…
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June 28, 2018 0

Away Days

Last week I read in Sheffield at the lovely Writers in the Bath, alongside a New England poet, David Troupes, whose website you can find here: http://www.buttercupfestival.com/. It was a good night, warm and friendly, and I heard more about the tree protests from Jennifer Hockey who was arrested during a dawn raid at one one…
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June 20, 2018 0

Summer Dyes

The Red, Yellow, Blue project is about collecting the colours of the territory of rain, and I have compiled a long list of plants found in the garden, or the roadsides, that I’d like to dye. This week it was this one: I am not making friends with this weed. For all the yards and…
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June 8, 2018 0