Tue 22 Jul 2014
Teweiariki Teaero weaves the Commonwealth together in Kaleidoscope of Hope.
Frank Scott sends a poem from the Spice Islands, Grenada.
Sun 20 Jul 2014
Jully Makini makes fun of young women becoming Westernised in her poem Civilised Girl.
Ras Mo, who works with young people on violence prevention, reads Pink and Blue.
Sat 19 Jul 2014
Vladimir Lucien talks about the ‘cutlery of empire’ in his poem Ebb I.
Fri 18 Jul 2014
Les Murray talks about his life at Bunyah and reads a new poem The Care.
Thu 17 Jul 2014
Salwa Mornie explains traditional Bruneian poetry and reads I am.
Wed 16 Jul 2014
Sasenarine Persaud explains why so many Guyanese have Indian heritage and reads...
Tue 15 Jul 2014
Loa Niumeitolu explains what the English language means to her in When we tell.
Euphrase Kezilahabi reads his poem Floods.
Mon 14 Jul 2014
Gillian Clarke explains the historical importance of the Welsh language in Britain and...
Sun 13 Jul 2014
Helda Marie reads Lamentations from Paradise.
Linisa George describes the bold character of Antiguans and reads In the Closet
Sat 12 Jul 2014
Kevin Isaac regrets the destruction of nature that comes with development in his poem...
Fri 11 Jul 2014
Lindelwa Xingwana describes the Mountain Kingdom and reads Let it be known.
Thu 10 Jul 2014
Vahni Capildeo talks about the Commonwealth values and reads her poem Utter.
Wed 9 Jul 2014
Selina Tusitala Marsh reads Tuvalu Blues, a poem about rising sea levels in the Pacific.
Tue 8 Jul 2014
Jack Mapanje mocks African rulers in his poem When This Carnival Finally Closes.
Candy Neubert recalls a specialmoment when she returned home in her poem, privacy.
Mon 7 Jul 2014
Jacob Polley from Cumbria reads The North-South Divide.
Sun 6 Jul 2014
Michael Longley from Belfast reads All of These People.
Charvis Ferguson talks about tourism in the Turks and reads Vacation Island.
Sat 5 Jul 2014
Jackie Anderson recalls feeling trapped on the rock when the Spanish border was closed...
Adjei Agyei Baah reads his poem For the Mountains.
Tue 1 Jul 2014
Basil George talks about his grandson inspring his poem A Closed Hand.
Mon 30 Jun 2014
In Language, Baha Zain explores the difficulty of expressing our true meaning in words.
Sun 29 Jun 2014
Lyn Detabene reads Proudly She Sways Her True Colour.
Ivory Kelly reads Schoolbooks about post-colonial education.
Sat 28 Jun 2014
Umar Timol explores the paradoxical nature of island life in his poem Island.
Michael Dom reads The political economy of a pig farmer’s life.