Tuesday 27th April 2021 to
Sunday 13th June 2021
Help us to write a poem to celebrate the beauty and history of the Medway Estuary. Send us three lines inspired by your favourite place or person in Medway, or send in your photos of your favourite spot in Medway and they could be chosen as part of our film.
Your poems and pictures will be added to a short film that will be shared through our YouTube channel.
A #Haiflu is a three-line haiku style poem inspired by peoples experiences under lockdown – entries can be inspired by the locations in Medway, and interesting people that may have lived, worked or passed through Medway
Librarian Sarah explains how to take part in this short YouTube clip .
You can also see the June 2020 Medway Haiflu and National Poetry day October 2020 video.
By sending us your poems and pictures, you agree to Medway Libraries sharing them on our social media, and storing them as part of our local artist archives.
Photo: Sarah Jenkin
You might like to write about something you see, your favourite place, or about a place connected to someone who worked, lived or visited. For example, genius inventor Louis Brennan, pioneering psychiatrist Dr Lorna Wing born in Gillingham in 1918, navigators Will Adams and Steven Borough, Thomas Fletcher Waghorn, artist Evelyn Dunbar or writer Charles Dickens.
Looking for inspiration? Visit here for our full range of books and online resources. Who knows what you could find?
Tag us @medwaylibraries when you share your Haiflu poems and pictures #Haiflu #MedwayHaiflu or send them via email
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