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Expressing ourselves through poetry

Anita Haigh poetry book cover title

Anita Haigh, Helen Arkell Specialist Assessor, took on the 2.6 Challenge during lockdown and wrote a poem a day for 26 days. She has kindly allowed us to sell the resulting collection during Dyslexia Awareness Week with profits being donated to Helen Arkell Dyslexia Charity.

The book is £10 including postage and packing.Order by emailing us with contact details and stating how many copies you would like.

Anita says,

‘In some ways [lockdown] has been a gift, offering the headspace necessary for creative writing, all too often pushed out by other demands on my time and energy. Inspired by my observations and reflections during lockdown, these poems cover a range of topics and employ different structures and devices.’During Dyslexia Awareness Week 2020 we showcased extracts of Anita’s poetry on our social media platforms. Two are below.



Cover and extracts © Anita Haigh 2020


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