Poetry Cafe 121: Corona-Verse (3)

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Texts read and Music played:-

1. Goesta Agren: It is not true …
2. Goethe: two quotations
3. Asha Lul Mohamud Yusuf: The Writer’s Rights (2008)
4. W.H. Davies: Leisure
5. Parody of ‘Leisure’ (in The Times newspaper)
6. Dr. Elizabeth Mitchell: the art of medicine (from The Times)
7. Simon Armitage: a definition of poetry
8. Carol Ann Duffy: the need for poetry
9. John Lennon: Imagine
10. Simon Armitage: Still Life
11. Andrew Macmillan: Garden
12. Philippa Atkin: In the Time of Quiet
13. Carol King: You’ve Got a Friend
14. Jackie Kay: Essential
15. Alexander McCall Smith: Those Who Care
16. Michael Rosen: These Are the Hands
17. Carol Ann Duffy: Hands
18. Roger McGough: Survivor
19. Gloria Gaynor: I Will Survive
20. John Betjeman: The Love Song ….
21. Parody of the Betjeman poem (from The Times)
22. Eleanor Livingstone: on poetry, (in The Scots Magazine, March 2020)
23. Massimo Carlotto: on the lock-down (in The Guardian, March 21, 2020)
24. Rolling Stones: You Can’t Always Get What You Want
25. Rolling Stones: Living in a Ghost Town
26. Kop Choir, Liverpool F.C.: You’ll Never Walk Alone
27. Vera Lynn: We’ll Meet Again (1939)
28. Haruki Murakami: on the power of music (May 22, 2020)
29. Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending (Nicola Benedetti, with the Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields, under Sir Neville Marriner)

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