Several members responded to Isabel’s invitation and attended the launch of her pamphlet ‘Extranjeros’ on 9th. Oct. at the Swiss Church in Endell Street, Covent Garden. The pamphlet is published by Flarestack Press and copies are available from the publisher at their online shop (www.flarestackpoets.co.uk) or from Isabel herself.
In these poems, there is a rich sense of country, its smells and savours, its landscape and not least the personalities, customs and talk of Isabel’s Colombian relatives. It is heady stuff; beautifully written poems about a fast-disappearing way of life, ‘the runrun of lost years’ celebrated rather than mourned.
Isabel also has a poem in ‘Poetry News’ published by the Poetry Society, who invited members to send in poems on the subject of Light.