Release your inner poet!
Take a minute to add a line to this group 'kenning' poem started by Penzance WILD mums and Anna Maria Murphy.
A kenning is a simple poem that works like a riddle – you describe a subject without ever naming it. How would you describe 'a mum' in just two or three descriptive words?
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We asked poets to curate their own versions of this poem as part of our travelling exhibition: Story of Mum: Mums making an exhibition of ourselves. Watch some of the performances here.
The poem changes order whenever you refresh the page.
We'd love you to add YOUR words.
OUR POEM: MUM
Enduring capacity for guilt
secret biscuit eater
Proud loving blessed
NASCAR driver to doctor appointments
practising patient perserverance
Giver of giggles
Strong, tender, selfless
under-appreciated and adored at the same time
food maker, biscuit baker,
Little foot tickler
stable and protector
Happy, narky but delicious
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