Category Archives: Ann Cullen

Ann Cullen’s writing

Anne Cullen promoted top of the class

Recent promotion activity by long-standing Pens member Ann Cullen, has seen sales of her books quicken and are now also seen in esteemed company too. Advertisements

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Theatre Review – by Ann Cullen

The Hexagon Theatre The Mac Review Holding the Baby Playwright Jan Watts’ latest production ‘Holding the Baby’ held the audience in awe at the Hexagon Theatre, the Mac. The well written play that hits on social life, with its problems … Continue reading

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Helen Dogood ‘s Wheelie Bins – Ann Cullen

Winner of the Third place in the Pens mini competition for ‘Wheelie Bins’, November 2015 Oh, dear, here comes Mrs D with this morning’s left overs. The cat’s watching her. “Get down Minnie,” she shouted. Minnie was sitting on the … Continue reading

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The Ghostly Trenches

A WWI commemoration poem Silence screamed recalling fears Where soldiers died aside their peers, One million fallen in the fight Above the ghostly trenches One and all had heard the call In serried ranks they stood so tall And watched … Continue reading

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The Traveller

The traveller, spent and worn, returning To the land where he was born Heavy tracks he left behind And 40 years of dreams denied “The streets of London Are paved with gold” one summer’s Evening he’d been told, Back home, … Continue reading

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Variation of William Blake’s Laughing Song

I don’t know why the greenwood laughed Or the stream was in a hurry What the air found so amusing And the green hills found so funny Why the meadows shook their foliage Or the grasshopper mused a merry scene … Continue reading

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Garden of Tranquility

In this place we can reflect Enjoy the peace and calm Say goodbye to loved ones Now far away from harm Crimson roses loiter here ‘Midst dew, beneath the trees Family and friends Gather in propriety I linger in the … Continue reading

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Household Drudgery

I look round my kitchen And what do I see Last night’s curry dishes Staring at me I’ll start in a minute To wash up and wipe I’ll watch Jeremy Kyle first I love all that hype! There’s dusting and … Continue reading

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Hi MAC

The tapping of the keyboard Greets my working day As I stroll into the office In my usual happy way Hi Mac, any post? I tease my flashing friend She winks and opens Windows Showing emails others send How I … Continue reading

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Phantom

The Kingstanding Estate is situated about five miles from the centre of Birmingham. It was built in 1929-1930. It was well served with shops, public houses, schools and cinemas. The name of the area is derived from the occasion when … Continue reading

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