Thornton’s Budgens have become the first supermarket in the country (maybe the world?) to have its own Poet Laureate. Dr Robert Ilson is the Poet Laureate for the Belsize Park store.
Read his poetic output for Thornton’s Budgens Belsize Park below:
Our Daily Food “Work is love made manifest” – Our Motto
Still Life with Seafood
Ode to the Turkey
The Fare Of Our Fair Food Fayre
To Our Resurrected Post-Office : Welcome Home !
We’ve Got A Lovely Bunch Of Christmas Trees
Joan Michelson is Crouch End’s resident Poet Laureate and a winner of the Poetry News Members’ Poems Competitions 2011). An example of her poetry here with “The Dulings“.