Katrina Naomi

Katrina On Poems On The Underground

Katrina’s poem ‘Diary’ is on Poems on the Underground.

Katrina says: ‘I’ve had a massive response to the poem ‘Diary’. It’s an important poem for me, I wrote it after my mum died. I’m really grateful that the poem resonates with so many people. I think my mum would be amazed. I’ve always loved the Poems on the Underground and it’s great to be part of it. ‘

Copies of Katrina’s Poems on the Underground ‘Diary’ poster can be bought for £3.50 from the Poetry Society. Or you can buy the set of poems by Katrina Naomi, Yehuda Amichai, Salvatore Quasimodo, Frances Cornford, Paul Farley and P. B. Shelley for £9.99.

The poem, ‘Diary’ is from Katrina’s first collection, The Girl with the Cactus Handshake. Katrina’s third full collection, Wild Persistence, will be published by Seren in June 2020.

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