6: Tell Me The Truth About Life: Simon Armitage

6: Tell Me The Truth About Life: Simon Armitage

Tell Me The Truth About Life: Poems That Matter and Why

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In a special bonus episode for the 25th anniversary of National Poetry Day 2019, the new Poet Laureate Simon Armitage, a former probation officer, explores this year's all too timely theme: Truth. In these days of empty words and exhausted rhetoric, does poetry open a path to reconciliation of conflicting truths? Can the language of poetry achieve what the language of politics and the judiciary fails to do? And can an interest in the nuances of t...Read More
In a special bonus episode for the 25th anniversary of National Poetry Day 2019, the new P...Read More