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Reason to Rhyme

Reason to Rhyme
 

Over the past month we've been asking our contributors from around the UK to tell us about their love of performance poetry. Watch our poets discuss everything from serious issues to more light hearted matters in Reason to Rhyme.
 



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12 Apr 2006
POETRY IN MOTION
Mark Bailey
1.30 mins
Mark Bailey, aka The Trent Vale Poet, writes seven days-a-week. He takes his inspiration from life as it happens around him.



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12 Apr 2006
CAMBRIDGESHIRE POEM
Judith Simpson
2.30 mins
Judith dedicates a short poem to Cambridge university.




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28 Apr 2006
WORDS WORDS WORDS
Jeff Price
4.48 mins
Jeff Price is one of a select band of poets.



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27 Apr 2006
CARBON DATING
Sara Wingate-Gray
3.02 mins
Sara has been composing poems since she was 13. She loves performance poetry because of its connection with the audience.




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28 Apr 2006
PERFORMANCE POET
Pascal Robinson-Foster
2.32 mins
Pascal believes that poetry can have a powerful message.



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07 Apr 2006
MUTTON
Simon French
1.38 mins
Simon enjoys evesdropping on other people's conversations - he says it gives him ideas for his poetry.




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28 Apr 2006
THE BRAIN
Rob Gee
1.41 mins
Leicester comedian Rob Gee tells us about slam poetry and why he thinks his brain might have been left in the gutter.




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02 May 2006
POLITICS
Vincent Gould
1.41 mins
Vincent Gould, from Birmingham, is an artist, illustrator and poet. He often uses his work to explore themes of race, identity and injustice.



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04 May 2006
LARGEST VILLAGE
Harry Hawkins
4.30 mins
Harry Hawkins is a local performance poet from Liverpool. He shares his thoughts on his home town.



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05 May 2006
FOOTBALL STUFF
Crispin Thomas
1.30 mins
Crispin Thomas is a Football Poet who's become disillusioned with the Beautiful Game.


 


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