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A tender poem doubles as a guide to sitting comfortably in one’s own company | Aeon Videos

‘You are such an interesting conversation.’ Pádraig Ó Tuama’s tender poem is a guide to being comfortable in one’s own company There is a you telling you another story of you. Listen to her. The Irish writer and theologian Pádraig … Continue reading

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‘Of Obsidian’ | Scarlett Rose, Poet

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The Untold Orchestra presents: Four Women

 

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BBC World Service – In the Studio, Ben Okri: Inside the mind of a poet

In the Studio enters the creative mind of the celebrated Nigerian poet Ben Okri. Ben takes us on the journey of a new poem as it forms in his mind and makes its way to the page. Recorded in 2021, … Continue reading

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Amanda Gorman Shares New Poem to Kick Off 2022

Amanda Gorman has a brand new poem to help us kick off 2022 in a positive way. […]

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Am I Allowed?

This project highlighted the issues relating to young black men in the UK. Arts Council Funded.

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BBC Radio 4 – The Language Exchange, Daljit Nagra & Erica McAlister

Meetings between poets and scientists who share language & ideas and create new work. This week Daljit Nagra meets Erica McAlister. One of Daljit Nagra’s earliest poetic memories was reading ‘The Fly’ by William Blake. Here he goes to the Natural … Continue reading

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BBC Radio 4 – The Museum of Curiosity, Series 16, Episode 4

Professor of Ignorance John Lloyd and the Museum’s latest curator Holly Walsh are joined by comedian, actor and presenter Griff Rhys Jones, bestselling author Mary Roach and award-winning poet Lemn Sissay. Mary Roach talks about her latest book Animal, Vegetable, … Continue reading

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J H Martin – Cracked Spectacle | Edge of Humanity Magazine

Written by J H Martin @ A Coat for a Monkey   When I sit I don’t want to   And when I stand I am nervous   What does that mean What does that say What change can I … Continue reading

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