The new Write Out Loud Poem of the Week is ‘100 Reasons to Plant a Tree’ by Tim Ellis. In his Q&A he explains that this poem is a part of a collection about climate change. He also talks about how the environment is his key concern as a poet – “we need to learn to look after the world or there will be no world worth living in” - and how performing his poems has included reading them at demos and...
22nd January 2018
The new Write Out Loud Poem of the Week is ‘Song for the old year’ by John Marks, a 14-line poem about winter weather and birdsong. In his answers to our questions John says he is interested in shorter poems and in adapting the sonnet form to “a modern milieu”. He is inspired by poetry from the pas...
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