Poems Displayed on Plasma Screens

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“Poems for…the wall” means poems displayed freely in public in all sort of different ways and sizes. Here (on a Powerpoint lay-out) is a succession of poems for rotational display on a screen in a school library in Bristol. Plasma display screens are now common, if not standard, in public venues. If you have one, […]

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Poems for…the wall in Bristol, Summer 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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“Poems for the wall” breaks surface in the south west

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A very good international magazine called “Resurgence,” based in Devon, did a feature on the project in August this year. Click here for the online version. And during November, an exhibition of the project’s bilingual poems went up in a busy public setting run by Bristol University. The poems make a strong public statement of mutual […]

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Six Developments for Summer 2017

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Our new title – Poems for…the wall. It makes clearer the fact that we supply poems for public space. It doesn’t affect the titles of our collections.

This new website – It is almost finished now. It is striking to look at ; it is technically up to the mark ; it is simple to use. Thanks Joe.

Our “three main collections” have now become five. The two new ones are “Poems for…self at sea” (on mental ill-health) ; and “Poems for…bridges to learning disability” (on learning disability). You will find them on this site in the “Poem Collections” menu.

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Poems for…Bridges to Anatolia

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“Poems for…Bridges to Anatolia” is based largely – though not entirely – on the translation work over the years of the Turkish poet Mevlut Ceylan. Ceylan lived in London for many years and under the title “Core Publications” produced a significant number of booklets that feature and celebrate Turkish poetry. Each is translated into English, […]

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