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Kerry Darbishire

Kerry is a songwriter and a poet

Kerry grew up in the Lake District where she continues to live and writes in a remote area of Cumbria. Her poems have appeared in many anthologies and magazines and have won several competition prizes. Her first full poetry collection, A Lift of Wings published in November 2014. Her second collection, Sweet on my Tongue in August 2018 both by Indigo Dreams Publishing. A biography, Kay’s Ark was published in September 2016 by Handstand Press. Kerry is a co-editor of the new Cumbrian Poetry Anthology, This Place I know.

Distance Sweet on my Tongue 'These poems deeply rooted in Cumbrian ground, grown over with a cornucopia of mosses and flowers, but which reach out to the wider world. In her attention to detail, Darbishire presents a landscape and community moving to their own timeless rhythms. These poems are heady with scent and colour, guaranteed to be sweet on the tongue'. Polly Atkin

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