Welcome to the poetry hub.
Here you will find all the poetry written by our poet-in-residence, Revd Lucy Berry.
Lucy has produced a series of poems in response to JPIT’s Living Lent campaign. You can find there here:
Lucy’s most recent series of poems explore what it means to create a welcoming environment for refugees and asylum seekers, in response to hostility.
You can find poems Lucy has written to mark Remembrance Sunday 2018 here.
Photos of My Son
This poem was commissioned for National Poetry Day, 2018.
JPIT Poet-in-Residence, Rev. Lucy Berry, reflects on the increasing gap between poverty and luxury. In a time where we are reflecting on not having enough, the poem ‘Broke TV’ may be a helpful resource to encourage your thoughts.
Ideas, like doves and The Yearning and the Fury
These poem were written by Lucy for our 2018 conference, Brave New World.
Some Kinds of Spitting
This was written by Lucy to support our hostile environment campaign.
An Empire and a Village
This poem is Lucy’s launch poem, written to begin her residency with JPIT.