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The Label, the Map and the Jukebox

The Label I must admit, I’m a sucker for quirky ways of distributing poetry. There’s something very enjoyable about watching the reaction of the public when they have been unexpectedly exposed to a poem. Belfast-based, Fermanagh poet Maria McManus is … Continue reading

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Like father, like son – poetry in the genes

‘It concentrates you…it encourages deep reading, rather than the skim that the world is getting used to – this McDonald’s, fast-food language.” So says poet and musician, Adrian Rice, on the result of taking a good poem seriously in ‘this age of … Continue reading

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