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Featured Poem: They’ve Come by Alfonsina Storni

September 26, 2016


Our Featured Poem this week takes us to another completely different time and place in history with Alfonsina Storni’s They’ve Come.

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Recommended Reads: Poetry and Dementia

September 22, 2016


Continuing on from yesterday’s focus on dementia for World Alzheimer’s Day, we look at some of the poems which work well in Shared Reading groups.

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World Alzheimer’s Day: Shared Reading and dementia

September 21, 2016


On World Alzheimer’s Day we look at the impact Shared Reading can have on the quality of life for those living with dementia in the UK.

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Read of the Week: Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy

September 21, 2016


This week’s recommend comes from our Reading Resources Volunteer Eleanor who has chosen Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy.

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Featured Poem: The Song of the Beggar by Rainer Maria Rilke

September 19, 2016


This week’s Featured Poem comes from Rainer Maria Rilke, an influential Bohemian-Austrian poet and novelist, thought to be one of the most lyrically-intense German-language writers.

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Read of the Week: Close Range: Wyoming Stories by Annie Proulx

September 14, 2016


Another collection of stories takes the spotlight for this week’s Read, Reader Leader Lauren recommends Close Range: Wyoming Stories by Annie Proulx.

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Featured Poem: This Dog by Rabindranath Tagore

September 12, 2016


A sweet poem for dog lovers takes the spotlight in this week’s Featured Poem from Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore.

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