Bilingual Poems for Digital Display

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“Poems for…the wall” means poems displayed freely in public in all sort of different ways and sizes. Here is a way which we are piloting in a school library in Bristol. Plasma display screens are more and more common in public venues. If you have one, or some, on your premises – in your school, or […]

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Poems for…the wall in Bristol this summer of 2018

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When “Poems for… the wall” was piloted in London twenty years ago, it was a local affair. Some small poem-posters were put up in NHS waiting rooms in Hammersmith and Kensington. However, as the project became quickly better known and demand spread, it lost contact with an immediate locality. The poems went out far and […]

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What’s Italian for “Poems for…the Wall” ?

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A really nice article about this project has recently been published in a good Italian arts website called “Margutte.” The piece was initially written in English, mostly for this site. But then Margutte’s editor, Silvia Pio, edited the text  of the English with great skill and good judgement, making it an article. She then translated […]

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Reaching into Bristol – new partnerships

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Based these days in Bristol, “Poems for…the wall” has started to work in partnership with the Bristol Poetry Institute. The BPI is based in the literature department of Bristol University. The BPI has not only procured some seed money for us, but has also been greatly helpful in providing local contacts and opportunities. Thanks to […]

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