Release your inner poet!
Take a minute to add a line to this group 'kenning' poem started by Penzance WILD mums and Anna Maria Murphy.
A kenning is a simple poem that works like a riddle – you describe a subject without ever naming it. How would you describe 'a mum' in just two or three descriptive words?
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We asked poets to curate their own versions of this poem as part of our travelling exhibition: Story of Mum: Mums making an exhibition of ourselves. Watch some of the performances here.
The poem changes order whenever you refresh the page.
We'd love you to add YOUR words.
OUR POEM: MUM
sofa den builder
like a good bottle of wine
Humble, self-examining, never give up-erer!
Always on the go!
I am not what you think I am, I am so more than that.
An individual in her own right
Brave, strong and mighty fine
snuggler and cuddler
They are all different
a missing our mum mum
What a Scream !
singer of songs!
The singer not the song
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