A poet whose inspirational verses got celebrities through lockdown is a mum-of-two from Tillicoultry, Clackmannanshire. Before her words went viral, Donna Ashworth hid behind her social media page.
But as soon as they were discovered by the likes of TV hosts Fearne Cotton, Cat Deeley and Lisa Snowdon and actresses Lisa Faulkner and Samia Longchambon, she stepped forward to claim the glory.The 47-year-old said: “I started to share inspirational quotes other people had written.
Then I thought, ‘With some of these quotes, I’m pretty sure I could write them. And if I don’t put my name on them, I won’t be embarrassed.’"It is embarrassing to start sharing little bits of yourself.
So I wrote a few poems and didn’t put my name on them. Then, of course, the minute they went viral, I said it’s mine.”Now Donna’s fans tell the world about their favourite poet.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk