Roan is the pen name for Ann Beard. Born in South London 1944 Her father was killed in a tragic accident whilst working in Battersea Power Station in 1948
Completing a basic secondary school education, Ann left school aged 15 to work for a local pharmaceutical company.
Married in 1967 with 3 children,2 born in England and one born in New Zealand after immigrating in 1972.
A keen gardener with a passion for arts and crafts, novels, music (easy listening and light opera) and easy to read poetry that simply 'takes ones breath away'.
Finds inspiration from life nature and poets such as -
Australian Henry Lawson his poem “Black Bonnet”
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- A Letter to My Dad
- First Love
- A kiss.
- As I used to be.
- A lady with cake.
- Between walls of pale lilac.
- Come Close.
- I never saw her Cry.
- The winds of Borrowed time
- A Jacaranda Tree.
- Two shades of green
- One Candle.
- Dear Friend
- Two way profound.
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