Claire Poynton-Smith

Claire Poynton-Smith

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Claire is a trained English teacher with an MA in Viking and Anglo Saxon Studies. She desperately misses Nottingham’s thriving poetry scene and the chance to perform her poems and spoken word pieces.


Too Much Distance?

This summer term was restricted pandemonium,
relatively unrecognisable from the beforetimes.

The last day of school, of the entire school year
spent at home. No fun pranks, mini crimes.

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