Counting Magpies is Alexandra’s second anthology. It is based on, ‘One for Sorrow’, the popular children’s nursery rhyme and skipping song. The theme of the book looks at superstition, longing and loss, death, betrayal, and the predicament of life.
About the Author
Alexandra was born in 1965, and lived in Chesterfield in Derbyshire until she was 19 years old. In the mid 1980’s she moved to Sheffield, South Yorkshire.
Alexandra started writing poetry many years ago, often keeping ideas, words, and verses penned in the backs of diaries, journals, scribbled on envelopes, bits of paper and even stored on her mobile phone.