Author Archives: Robin Mellor

20 Years Ago

In this photo by Eric Richmond, taken in 1993-4, I am listening to a child read her poem to me during a workshop I was giving at the Poetry Society in London.

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Yellow Diggers

Oh the yellow diggers dig And the orange dumpers dump, The Water, Gas and Electric Are making the road into humph. There are big holes here and there, Little holes everywhere, The workmen are always making holes They must thing … Continue reading

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Basia’s Birthday Present

It is always interesting to find one’s work cited in a piece of academic research literature. Basia’s Birthday Present (a short story of mine) is mentioned in The Representation of the Ethnic and Cultural ‘Other’ in Primary School Textbooks – A Comparative Case Study … Continue reading

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Back in the Day

I came across this photograph of me talking to teachers on an inservice day.  Sadly I can’t remember where or when.

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More poems added

I have added some more poems to the Poems to Read link

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Conversation with an Alien

My name is Tammy Clark.  I am a Special Education Teacher in Alpine, Utah, USA.  I use your poem Conversation with an Alienevery year with my students and we even have a class alien that the kids have named “Bleebleoople.”  Of … Continue reading

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Welcome to this site

I hope you will enjoy exploring my newly designed poetry site  

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