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Poetry Corner: ‘Thrift’

The writer Robert MacFarlane has developed a free 35-pp Autumn Explorer’s Guide to The Lost Spells, by @JohnEvajohn59. Lesson plans, activities, writing & art challenges, outdoor learning, nature-literacy.

Download here: https://thelostwords.org/lostspellsbook/

Bernie Bell has sent in this from Robert MacFarlane’s Twitter post. Robert MacFarlane tweets:

“Here’s a ‘Thrift’ spell for you (from The Lost Spells): about weathering tough times, surviving on margins & glimpsing hope in hard places. I wrote it pre-pandemic; strange to return to it now. To be read aloud. Art by @JackieMorrisArt

‘Thrift’

A poem for our time

By Robert MacFarlane – artwork by Jackie Morris.

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