THE LINE BREAK EPISODE #2 – Kwame Dawes: This Is Our Heart
Direct download here: http://scottishpoetrylibrary.podomatic.com/enclosure/2015-06-30T15_07_21-07_00.mp3
This month on The Line Break, Ryan re-visits an interview with poet and journalist Kwame Dawes and discusses the challenges of writing poetry about often painful world events, and how to find beauty, happiness and truth in the ‘cesspools of experience’ that follow. And Ryan sets out more of his ‘poetry sparks’, including how to write a blues poem.
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