For the UN’s World Poetry Day, we’re encouraged to share a poem that gets us through difficult times. This year, I’ve chosen to read Charles Bukowski, as his poetry has consistently helped me during this especially difficult winter period – his work often taking a more cynical outlook on the world that provides much catharticContinue reading “World Poetry Day 2021”
For World Mental Health Day, I’m sharing this reading of Resumé by Dorothy Parker because I believe it’s a poem that can open up conversations, help with understanding and provide solace to those affected by suicidal thoughts.
National Poetry Day encourages us to share a poem and see things like a poet. This year, I’ve chosen to highlight Mary Webb, who wrote many renowned poems and novels whilst living around Lyth Hill on the edge of Shrewsbury.