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Poetry Postcards

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Poetry Postcards

Poetry Postcards

BBC Radio Scotland

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Plays
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Poetry from around the Commonwealth. A poem from every competing nation and territory sent to Glasgow for the 2012 Commonwealth Games, capturing the essence of the Commonwealth.

Latest Episodes

Kiribati

Teweiariki Teaero weaves the Commonwealth together in Kaleidoscope of Hope.

4 MIN2014 JUL 22
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Kiribati

Grenada

Frank Scott sends a poem from the Spice Islands, Grenada.

4 MIN2014 JUL 22
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Grenada

Solomon Islands

Jully Makini makes fun of young women becoming Westernised in her poem Civilised Girl.

5 MIN2014 JUL 20
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Solomon Islands

Dominica

Ras Mo, who works with young people on violence prevention, reads Pink and Blue.

4 MIN2014 JUL 20
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Dominica

St Lucia

Vladimir Lucien talks about the ‘cutlery of empire’ in his poem Ebb I.

5 MIN2014 JUL 19
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St Lucia

Australia

Les Murray talks about his life at Bunyah and reads a new poem The Care.

5 MIN2014 JUL 19
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Australia

Brunei Darussalam

Salwa Mornie explains traditional Bruneian poetry and reads I am.

4 MIN2014 JUL 17
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Brunei Darussalam

Guyana

Sasenarine Persaud explains why so many Guyanese have Indian heritage and reads Georgetown.

5 MIN2014 JUL 17
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Guyana

Tonga

Loa Niumeitolu explains what the English language means to her in When we tell.

5 MIN2014 JUL 16
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Tonga

Tanzania

Euphrase Kezilahabi reads his poem Floods.

5 MIN2014 JUL 16
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Tanzania

Latest Episodes

Kiribati

Teweiariki Teaero weaves the Commonwealth together in Kaleidoscope of Hope.

4 MIN2014 JUL 22
Comments
Kiribati

Grenada

Frank Scott sends a poem from the Spice Islands, Grenada.

4 MIN2014 JUL 22
Comments
Grenada

Solomon Islands

Jully Makini makes fun of young women becoming Westernised in her poem Civilised Girl.

5 MIN2014 JUL 20
Comments
Solomon Islands

Dominica

Ras Mo, who works with young people on violence prevention, reads Pink and Blue.

4 MIN2014 JUL 20
Comments
Dominica

St Lucia

Vladimir Lucien talks about the ‘cutlery of empire’ in his poem Ebb I.

5 MIN2014 JUL 19
Comments
St Lucia

Australia

Les Murray talks about his life at Bunyah and reads a new poem The Care.

5 MIN2014 JUL 19
Comments
Australia

Brunei Darussalam

Salwa Mornie explains traditional Bruneian poetry and reads I am.

4 MIN2014 JUL 17
Comments
Brunei Darussalam

Guyana

Sasenarine Persaud explains why so many Guyanese have Indian heritage and reads Georgetown.

5 MIN2014 JUL 17
Comments
Guyana

Tonga

Loa Niumeitolu explains what the English language means to her in When we tell.

5 MIN2014 JUL 16
Comments
Tonga

Tanzania

Euphrase Kezilahabi reads his poem Floods.

5 MIN2014 JUL 16
Comments
Tanzania
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