CORONAVIRUS CRISIS: Heartwarming poem posted on Write Out Loud and set to music strikes worldwide chord

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An uplifting and comforting poem to help us through the coronavirus crisis and lockdown that was posted on Write Out Loud – and put to music as well – has struck a worldwide chord. ‘In the Time of Quiet’ by Philippa Atkin begins: “No one’s told the daffodils about the pause to Spring / And no one’s told the birds to roost and asked them not to sing / No one’s asked the lazy bee to cease his bumbling round / And no one’s stoppe...

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