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France: Elise Gay

Youth by Henri Thomas captures the aura of France's capital city for the young visiting Paris. The poem was translated by Jennie Feldman and Stephen Romer and is read by Elise Gay, who trains French teachers in Edinburgh.

Poetry 2012 - The Written World, a BBC collaboration with the Scottish Poetry Library, creating a unique picture of the nations of the world in verse.

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Mon 2 Jul 2012 05:28