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80s Poetry By James Berry

The Winter 1989/90 issue of Poetry Review, the Poetry Society’s august organ, Vol. 79 No. 4, looked back over the 1980s with a number of poets looking back over the decade. 681 more words


Insistence on Existence: Ontology as Mental Health in Children’s Books

“when we are worn out by our lives . . . we will turn to you as we do to our children—to the innocent, the ingenuous, the spontaneous.  1,267 more words

Children's Literature

Benjamin Zephaniah, other poetry in England

This 2007 video says about itself:

Benjamin Zephaniah Talking Turkeys

Benjamin at Hay book festival.

By Peter Mason in Britain:

Friday, May 4, 2018

Book Review: Poetic licence to thrill…

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TANKA TUESDAY: Enchant & Shape

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the poetry of poets from around the globe. If you would like to participate in this challenge, you can learn the rules on the menu item called Co… 12 more words


Performance And Pubs

An Apples and Snakes gig, complete with ‘outraged feminist harangue’, at the Captain’s Cabin reviewed in the Poetry Review, Vol 74 Number 2, from 1984.