Writings and Witterings


Hi – and welcome – great to see you here – you’ll find an eclectic mix of first and subsequent drafts of my work in this blog. I like to receive your feedback as my poetry and prose move towards the published (or not!) versions.  My sincere thanks to all who ‘like’ and share their views about my posts.

If you are a writer and are interested in meeting others try out the events organised by the Worcestershire LitFest & Fringe. The SpeakEasy evenings are well worth a visit, they take place at The Old Rectifying House in Worcester on the second Thursday of each month, from page to stage: performance poetry and prose.  For those with darker (or ‘alternative genre’) preferences, try 42 Worcester nights, they generally run on the last Wednesday of the month, this Worcester gothic / horror / sci fi / fantasy group is often fascinatingly ghoulish, you’re sure of a good evening.

If you want to develop your writing, the friendly and well-established Worcestershire Writers’ Circle meet on the first and third Tuesday of each month.

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…and here’s my ‘official’ bio:
Polly Robinson is a member of Worcester Writers’ Circle, part of the Worcestershire LitFest team and 42Worcester. She has performed her poetry at various venues including The Poetry Place in Covent Garden. Her writing has been published in many anthologies. Polly is a member of the UK Society of Authors and published Girl’s Got Rhythm in 2012 and 2014, and Chatterton in 2014. She is a creative resident at Croome Court on the Soul to Sole project and with Croome Poets writing poems about significant historical characters and occurrences at Croome.



© Copyright Polly Robinson 2015

Get in touch at pollyrobinson@mac.com if you wish to quote anything from this blog or for the password to any password protected post (rare…but you never know!).

46 thoughts on “Welcome

  1. Hi Polly, I didn’t see an ‘About’ link so I am thanking you here for visiting my blog :D Happy Easter!


  2. Hi Polly – well it’s a small world after all! Lovely to see a friend from ILM also loves to write. Thank you for your wonderful comments on my poetry – so encouraging…
    Love yours too! Wendy x


  3. I have nominated you for the Versatile Blogger Award. If you would like to take part please go to


    No pressure of course – thanks for the inspiration


  4. Hi Polly,
    Thanks for following my blog.
    Great poems, I am going to put a link to you under the ‘Poetry & Art’ category in my side bar.
    ~ Paul


    • That is so kind of you jymiely – what a lovely surprise – thank you. I like the way you’ve merged the awards and may take a leaf out of your book!

      Thank you again – I am honoured :)


  5. Just wanted to say, love your stuff :)


    • Thank you Elizabeth, I see you hail from Scotland and now live in Texas – am off now to take a look at your blog – the first image I’ve seen on it, of the girl bound with fraying ropes to a roof top but about to break free, looks wondrous


  6. I am a follower who just got around to your July 2 post requesting help for poems for a reading you were about to do. Alas, too late but I am doing a little catching up reading your blog. Other obligations keep me backed up here on WordPress by about a month, most of the time. I enjoy reading your writing style very much…


  7. How is it Polly, that I’m not following you!? I am now!


  8. Thanks much for stopping by my blog.


  9. Polly, thank you for stopping and liking today’s post. I look forward to following your blog and your writing journeys.

    Take care,



  10. Oy! Polly- I wanted to say thank you for finding/reading my blog, but I now must thank you for yours as well… really cool site you’ve created here!


  11. Your blog is very good, although I can not write poetry but I really like poetry.

    friendly greetings


  12. Lovely – I enjoyed my visit. ~xx~


  13. Picked this up via Diana Harrison’s blog. Didn’t realise you knew her. I guess Worcester U3A Creative Writing Group was a step too far!


    • Thank you, Alan, for identifying yourself as ‘anonymous’ – hope to see you at the U3A Creative Writing sessions once I’ve moved house :)


  14. To the person who commented anonymously on this page, please get in touch with me. I can’t release your post as I don’t know who you are and as I was hacked late last year it’s made me rather cautious. You can email me at pollyrobinson@mac.com – whoever you are, you know Diana Harrison and found my blog via hers. Thanks – Polly


  15. hi polly, thanks for stopping by – look forward to reading your works – be well


  16. What a great idea for a blog! I am very interested in it and will look into more other the next few days.


  17. Thanks so much my dear Polly for liking “French Talk” to follow too, aside from my other blogs :) I highly appreciated this very much!

    See you around dear! Have fun and keep on blogging… mmmwahhh


  18. Hi Polly, always a pleasure to read your poems. I have nominated you for the Liebster Award, congratulations! Here’s the link for it http://rainbowsutra.wordpress.com/2014/11/07/liebster-award/


  19. I wouldn’t normally do this but – first, thankyou for the follow, I’ve read some of your poetry and love it, and second: so nice to see the butterfly on your page, it’s my whole family’s favourite species and although I can’t for the life of me remember the name, it made me smile to see that someone else clearly loves it too!


  20. Hi, Polly, and thank you for visiting my blog! I already love what I’ve seen here. Blessings, Diane


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