VIDEO: Read all about it - poetry challenge that means Winston is well versed in stories

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Poets may draw their inspiration from pretty much any aspect of life, an image, a phrase, something heard in passing.

But to turn others’ words into original work that interests and entertains as much as inspiration of a poet’s own choice is a discipline to which Hebden Bridge poet Winston Plowes is about to subject himself.

Poet Winston Plowes in Hebden Bridge, with the Todmorden News,  the publication he will be using along with the Hebden Bridge Times, Halifax Courier and Brighouse Echo, among others, in the project

Poet Winston Plowes in Hebden Bridge, with the Todmorden News, the publication he will be using along with the Hebden Bridge Times, Halifax Courier and Brighouse Echo, among others, in the project

From Tuesday, he will be one of 78 poets from seven countries taking part in an experimental writing initiative for U.S. Poetry Month, which runs through April.

 

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