Category Archives: Most Recent Poems

Birmingham Solicitor With New Poetry Collection

Ian Henery, a solicitor with an office in the Southside quarter of the City Centre in Chinatown, has a new collection of poetry called “Poems of Hope” which is published by Kates Hill Press. “These “Poems of Hope” were born out of the COVID-19 pandemic which has swept away the old lifestyles of the entire […]

Social distancing inspires Walsall lawyer to get creative with poetry

Solicitor and former Walsall poet laureate Ian Henery has been commissioned to pen Covid-19 related verses A Walsall solicitor has put his creative talents to use after being commissioned to pen poems about living in the Covid19 lock-down. Ian Henery, who has practices in Willenhall and Birmingham, wrote a series of poems around the theme […]

Success Time For Walsall Playwright & Poet

Walsall`s former Poet Laureate, Ian Henery, is celebrating following the workshop presentation of his latest play for China West Midlands. The Chinese Labour Corps tells the forgotten story of the 140,000 Chinese labourers who set sail from China during the First World War to serve Great Britain and her Allies but have been whitewashed from […]

Birmingham rhymes go Stateside

Birmingham solicitor takes new poetry collection to San Francisco. A city centre solicitor-cum-poet has gained international recognition for his latest collection of work – Poems of Hope which reflects life in pandemic Birmingham and beyond. Ian Henery, who manages a legal firm in Southside, was invited to perform his Brummie-inspired verses at poetry events in […]

New poetry collection aims to bring hope to public

A Black Country poet has created a new collection inspired by the Covid-19 pandemic. Ian Henery, who was Walsall’s first poet laureate between 2011 and 2015, has written Poems of Hope, a collection which includes works on Covid-19 and social distancing and poems about Norse characters. See the latest coronavirus news here Mr Henery said […]