In all our sanctuaries we sit at risk

Across the Way


“The Reader” is a national charity.

“From its global Shared Reading movement, to its Calderstones Park home in Liverpool… “The Reader” builds lively communities that bring people together and books to life.” And my project “Poems for…the wall” and “The Reader” are exploring ways we might collaborate a bit.

In the meantime, one of “The Reader’s many projects is to broadcast people reading selected short poems. Last week-end was my turn and I had been asked to read one of my own poems. “Across the Way” is set in a healthcare waiting room. My partner Nicola held the phone/camera incredibly steady. Here’s the link :