Greta Sykes

publications

poetry

 

 

These include:

        

Die Gaia Kollektion

A volume of poetry called ‘Die Gaia Kollektion’was published in Germany (Publisher: Fischer Verlag, Frankfurt),in 2004. It sold over 1000 copies. This selection of poems is on the theme of Gaia, the earth Goddess and James Lovelock’s notion of the Earth as one holistic system. The poems are written in the form of psalms to convey a strong environmental message about the urgent need to heal the planet.

The Intimacy of The Universe

‘The Intimacy of the Universe’ was published by London Voices Poetry group in 2006 and contains the same poems as 'Die Gaia Kollektion'. This book offers many more drawings than the previous one and the poems are written in both German and English, as a parallel text.

Bright Voices

One poem in an anthology published by United Press in 2005.

Flagstones and Freedom

An anthology of poetry with drawings brought out by the London Voices poetry group in 2006. It includes some of Greta's poems, drawings and short stories.

Future Myths

The latest London Voices anthology of poetry with drawings brought out by the London Voices poetry group in 2010. Again it includes some of Greta's poems, drawings.

Other publications include a travel guide to London in German (VSA-Verlag, Hamburg, 1989), a joint publication on the Cold War called 'Deadly Persuasion' with a foreword by Tony Benn and a cover drawing by Ralph Steadman (1985, ISBN 09511182 O X) and a guide to the Helsinki Final Act called 'A Creative Pattern for Peace, 1986'. This features Greta's drawings added to a summary of the Act by Gordon Schaffer.