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Gillian Clarke on her poem 'Cold Knap Lake'

Hip-hop star Akala meets the poet Gillian Clarke to explore the themes and imagery of her poem 'Cold Knap Lake'. They discuss how a childhood memory of a child drowning inspired the poem, while questioning the ability of our memories to re-tell the truth. Young poets also help Akala breakdown the language and meaning of the poem, from the perspectives of young people actively engaged in language.

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