Refugee week. How fragile is our world, our support, our leadership’s abilities to do the right thing. Poems reaching out collected by the new Worcestershire laureate, Nina Lewis. Delighted to see one of mine in here – out there – again.
“I’ve met so many who have lost so much. But they never lose their dreams for their children or their desire to better our world. They ask for little in return – only our support in their time of greatest need” — UN Secretary-General, António Guterres
A group of rescued people on the deck of an Italian naval vessel as the sun sets in the Mediterranean. ©UNHCR/A. D’Amato
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Back in May, I was fortunate enough to meet some people from the charity People in Motion at a Spoken Word event ‘Gobs & Guitars’ organised by Sarah Tamar to raise money for the cause and to say goodbye to The Boars Head, the much loved venue of Mouth & Music (Heather Wastie/ Sarah Tamar). Read more about it here.
Inspired by a week of events happening in Malvern, organised by People in…
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