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“Ultimately though, Poetry is no more than U N I in conVERSEsensation” – Celia A Sorhaindo
“..and only they, children, excellent students of their own self worth, do know the value of their lives - from 'Outside St Dominic's Priory. Snapshot, July 2015'”
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.
Sujata Bhatt is a poet of many different cultures: in this interview, she talks about her travels and how they've influenced her writing and lets us into the "private and inner world" of making poems.