Poet of Penzance
EXTRA,  FEATURES,  January 2024

Poet of Penzance

Accidental poet Katrina Naomi shares her creative practice and how swimming helps her out of her head and into her body

I’m writing this mid-November with a hot water bottle stuffed inside my cardy. It’s the first time this season that I’ve noticed my fingers fumbling with the zip of my anorak after a swim (yes, sea swimming in winter is a highly glamorous business) and I need my fingers for writing, as well as for swimming.

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