Petra Creffield

Petra Creffield
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Petra Creffield is a writer, photographer, teacher and film maker.
Born in Leeds and educated as photographer, graduating from the University of Brighton in 1997. Currently a lecturer in photography at The University College for The Creative Arts, in Kent.
Still a practising and enthusiastic photographer and film-maker, she has also written poetry since her teens and has been regularly performing her poetry for the last two years at various venues in Brighton and Kent.
As well as solo performances, she also appears regularly with 'The Writing Sisters Collective' an international group of female performance poets.
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  • Petra Creffield (1/26/2007 8:47:00 AM)

    Scarlett Treat (1/23/2007 2: 30: 00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    Considering the subject matter, this is very, very funny! Need a good laugh? ?
    Read ARSE, by Petra Creffield!

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  • Petra Creffield (1/25/2007 7:11:00 AM)

    Member: Paula Robinson
    Comment: Petra.....you are a mental case in the most fabulous sense! I can't find a single piece of your work that I don't like or can't relate to. I look forward to reading more.
    Paula x

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Best Poem of Petra Creffield

Will You?

Plunge yourself deep inside
Into the dark interior of me
The mystery that lies within
You felt it there
Then withdrew
Moistening my stomach with you

We part across an open field
The tree finally divides us
I touch the leaves
As they shield me from view
Now two days on, no words
Have passed between us.

Have I been used?
Abused?
Again?
Or am I the user?
Either way I lose.

Wish it could be different this time
That my push away did not work
So very effectively
And instead you say
‘I want to be with you’
‘This is ...

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