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Celebrate common humanity, diverse cultures and the importance of poetry in the arts. We’ve put together a collection of recordings which travel widely across continents, histories, and languages. Together they demonstrate the amazing poetic talent drawn from international backgrounds which the Poetry Archive is proud to have in our keeping.

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Are words no more than waving, wavering flags? - 'The right word', Imtiaz Dharker

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Brakpan 2002 - Makhosazana Xaba
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Bloomsbury Snapshot - Connie Bensley
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Here - Ross Sutherland
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Events with Parked Cars - Charles Boyle
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Epithets - Jamie McKendrick
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Bridge Builder - John Agard
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Speech balloon - Imtiaz Dharker
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The right word - Imtiaz Dharker
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Leading Man - Patrick Brandon
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Mafia Flowers - Sally Read
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