Anne Lewis-Smith

Anne Lewis SmithAnne is a poet and journalist, who has edited five magazines over 30 years (including Envoi). Her first poem appeared in the Daily Mail when she was eight. Eleven collections of her poetry have been published. She has been involved with ballooning for forty years (receiving the Tissandier and Debbie Warley Awards); and she lives half-way up a mountain in Wales.

Sample poem: Sea Poetry

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Every Seventh Wave (2006)

There, at the edge,
winds slice sharp
and seabirds rocket up
eighty empty metres
from cold uneasy sea.

Extract from “Dun Aonghasa, aran”