Author: thepearlsofpearlstreet

The Pearls of Pearl Street 15

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The First…….. E=MC2  a poem by Mererid Hopwood written after a residency in Aberystwyth organised by Byw Nawr (Live Now) an initiative of the National Health Service to encourage people to talk about death openly bringing it into the everyday. It is a beautiful and inspiring poem.

The Second ……two sections from two poems by Maya Angelou   ‘ Still I Rise’ and ‘Phenomenal Woman.’  Her voice is so strong and colourful. I hope she would be happy with the dancing lady cheering up the streets of Splott.

The Pearls of Pearl Street 12

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I wanted to do something bright and cheerful for the new year… well I know its almost mid February but I’ve had to contend with the rain washing my initial design off completely overnight, random hailstorms that appear went the sun is shining and then gale force winds whipping around the street and even snow ! ! ! Here’s to the guys on the bridge working through the night and through all weathers. Two school girls on their way home stopped and painted designs by the tree for me the other day and drew their initials by them, thank you girls I appreciate your help painting in the hi viz jackets too.

I’m not convinced it’s finished yet there might be some room for more decorative designs  to make the eye bounce some more.  Roll on Spring I say.