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Agnes Török at the Scottish Poetry Library

From lyrics written in protest of the Church by William Blake, to the haunting depictions of 9-11 by Michael Burch, poetry has always been intertwined with social commentary and political activism. Indeed the voice of a poet is never just for the individual: it speaks from and to the masses.  This is was the message […]

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Recital reaffirms the importance of poetry in education

Christine De Luca shares her passion for poetry at the My Life In Poetry sessions at the Scottish Poetry Library The Scottish Poetry Library has invited writers to discuss their favourite poems over the past decade as part of their series of events called My Life in Poetry. Christine De Luca is a Scottish poet […]