Library in the frame for Poetry Day

LOWESTOFT Library is this week hosting a special event on National Poetry Day as part of Black History Month.The award-winning library will be hosting 'Sticks and Stones', a county-widepoetry tour featuring Chicago-born leading street poet Edward L.

LOWESTOFT Library is this week hosting a special event on National Poetry Day as part of Black History Month.

The award-winning library will be hosting 'Sticks and Stones', a county-wide

poetry tour featuring Chicago-born leading street poet Edward L. Henderson.

Edward will be taking words from the public in the library from 10am on Thursday and making a poem with them which he will then perform.


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The poetry tour is visiting venues across Suffolk for Black History Month

and gives people the opportunity to sample and use poetry as an outlet for

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experiences affecting their lives.

Edward draws on the experiences and thoughts of his audience on subjects such as oppression and mis-education to promote understanding to help break down barriers.

For further details of the other key events organised for Black History Month call the Nia Project on 01473 221715. Further information about National Poetry Day is available at www.poetrysociety.org.uk

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