Blackberry Poetry

After we had been picking blackberries, we listened to Seamus Heaney reading his poem about blackberry picking. We had a go at writing our own poems – here are some lines from our poems and, at the foot of the post, audio recordings of Mya, Joe,Harry and Bethany reading their work… Jacob – ‘Black like an … More Blackberry Poetry

Blackberry Eating – a poem by Galway Kinnell

Galway Kinnell (1927-2014) was an American poet who was very active in the US civil rights movement and wrote many poems about social issues affecting hi fellow citizens.  You can read more about his life on the American Academy of Poets website. This poem, Blackberry Eating, was published in 1980. Blackberry Eating I love to … More Blackberry Eating – a poem by Galway Kinnell