Apple Water: Povel Panni

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Apple Water’ is a small collection of poems and short prose based on Raine’s Romany family who amongst other things picked fruit, vegetables and hops in both Herefordshire and Kent. Many of these poems have been inspired by actual events, personal stories and photographs, as well as the inclusion of ‘found’ words which help to bring the characters to life.

Published by Hedgehog Press.

Praise for Apple Water – Povel Panni

‘Raine Geoghegan catches the spirit of things; she is a poet who is deeply attuned to the voices of both past and present. These are poems which are together penetrating and generous-hearted, like the evening song of a blackbird.’ – James Simpson, Poet, Jerwood/Arvon award winner with two poetry collections,’ Hunting the Wren’ and ‘The Untenanted Room’.

‘The old language in a modern contemporary voice. I loved the poems.’ – Frances Reilly, Welsh Romani Poet and Filmmaker.


Review by Neil Leadbetter for Write Out

Review by Mathew Stewart for Rogue Strands

Review by Isabelle Kenyon for Fly on the Wall Poetry

Review by David Mark Williams for Romani Arts Sphinx review

The Blue Nib, Jane Simmons review


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