Poetry collection from Cold Blow Parish
by Polly Wright
This is the first edition of 100 copies, designed and printed by Norwich Print, by risograph,
Silent churches wheezing harmoniums, village halls of flaking tin, the mouths of eels, mills with sails broken off, marshmen's lullabies, derelict caravans, hedgerow voyeurs, 1970's bungalows, village frolics, ditches, lay-bys and hymns from your dreams.
ABOUT POLLY WRIGHT
Polly Wright is a Musician, Writer and Film-maker. She creates distinctive, atmospheric music for theatre, installation, poetry, fashion and dance and has performed headline, sold-out shows at The National Portrait Gallery and Hoxton Music Hall.
The album ‘Sing as the Crow Flies’, a collaboration with Laura Cannell, was hailed as ‘Folk album of the month’ in the Guardian last year and was listed in their ‘Albums of 2019’ roundup.
Polly has released a captivating, full-length collection of poetry ‘Cold Blow Marsh’ and is currently working on another, alongside a number of short films produced to become installation pieces. She was recently long-listed for the 'New Forms Award' by the University of East Anglia and The National Centre for Writing.
Her work is veiled in the ghosts of Nostalgia and Loss, implies the scents and sounds of the marsh, the imagery of unique coastal and village landscapes of East Anglia, Lieder of the Romantic era, decaying architecture and traditional short stories you might hear by the fire. If you are fortunate enough to know a good story-teller…