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Read this exclusive poem about homelessness by Ian McMillan
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Read this exclusive poem about homelessness by Ian McMillan

The poem, titled A Shakespearean Sonnet About Doors, paints a haunting picture of what life without a home can look like.

Benjamin Zephaniah hails the rising tide of poetry in lockdown
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Benjamin Zephaniah hails the rising tide of poetry in lockdown

The poet, writer and musician enjoys listening to the ‘fired up’ generation

Michael Rosen: ‘We never know when, why or how we might become a refugee’
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Michael Rosen: ‘We never know when, why or how we might become a refugee’

Michael Rosen talks to The Big Issue about his new book which brings together poems about migration, displacement and the meaning of home

John Bird: Let poetry be the answer to these troubled political times
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John Bird: Let poetry be the answer to these troubled political times

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