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Chanje Kunda (@chanje.kunda) • Instagram Poetry

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The Hill We Climb: Watch the inauguration poem in full | BBC News

Amanda Gorman’s powerful reading of her poem was one of the memorable moments at Joe Biden’s inauguration. Source: The Hill We Climb: Watch the inauguration poem in full

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THESE WALLS – Mural of Marcus Rashford by AKSE – Lumafilm

Video by Rhys Fagan (@rhysalexandermedia) & Arman Kizir (@the_hench_videographer) (@Lumafilmuk) Documenting the Mural of Marcus Rashford in Withington Manchester by the street artist @Akse_P19 Marcus Rashford is petitioning to extend free school meals quoting ‘no child should be going hungry’ … Continue reading

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The Opposites Game

A classroom erupts into a war of words as students grapple with a seemingly simple prompt: what is the opposite of a gun? This animation is part of the TED-Ed series, “There’s a Poem for That,” which features animated interpretations … Continue reading

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“Silent Warrior” by Indigenous Brazilian Poet Márcia Wayna Kambeba — Three Worlds One Vision

Márcia Wayna Kambeba – Indigenous Poet – Belém – Pará – Brazil Photo Credit: Brazilian Women’s Magazine Seja Extraordinária My Poetry Corner November 2019 features the poem “Silent Warrior” (Silêncio Guerreiro) by Márcia Wayna Kambeba, the artistic name of Márcia … Continue reading

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“First Kiss”

This animation is part of the TED-Ed series, “There’s a Poem for That,” which features animated interpretations of poems both old and new that give language to some of life’s biggest feelings. [Poem by Tim Seibles, directed by Hannah Jacobs, … Continue reading

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A Japanese Maple in Salford — The Inkwell

Salford, 2nd March 2019   Winter wasn’t kind to our friend round the back Who was anchored to the rocks by its roots The evergreens kept a watchful eye As it sat there dormant in the wind rain and snow … Continue reading

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VERMINE

Set in a contemporary society of mice and rats, Hubert, a young observing rat, recites slam poetry full of hope within his head as he passes by individualistic strangers in the Parisian metro. Hubert´s poetry remains optimistic and persistent, despite … Continue reading

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An Evolutionary Trap

Amongst the blue-eyed leaves you made your beds, Conflicting patterns sailing on the breeze; Then weeds appeared with green and narrow heads, A nursery that couldn’t help but please.   You left behind the flowers of your youth, And focused … Continue reading

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Negative Space: A Short Film That Explores a Father-Son Relationship Through the Art of Packing

Presented above is the trailer for the stop-motion film Negative Space, co-directed by Baltimore-based animators Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata. The short film is an adaptation of the eponymous poem by Ron Koertge, which tells the story of a relationship between a father and son … Continue reading

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