Poetry Review

Book Review: Love and Resistance by Theresa Wolfwood

Sumeet Grover | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK Entertainment
Sumeet Grover

I first read her poem, For Shaima, few years ago; it was written for an Iraqi girl whom Wolfwood met in 2001 in Baghdad.

Poetry Review: The Nordic Light

Sumeet Grover | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Sumeet Grover

The Nordic Light is a collection of poetry accompanied by photography, a seldom used combination, but a very impactful and much needed one. All of the poems in this book are contributions from historic or prominent Norwegian poets, with the exception of one Danish and one Finnish poet.

Our World Is Not Black and White: A Poetry Book Review

Sumeet Grover | Posted 16.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Sumeet Grover

On one hand, poetry of trauma offers the process of healing a psychologically wounded mind for those who have been subjected to mentally constricting and damaging behaviour from trusted relationships or even repeated exposure to violence. On the other hand, it needs caution if such poetry is widely promoted to a large audience, because in some of such works, the distinction between real and unreal can be diminished.

The Importance of Introducing Poetry to Young People

Roger McGough | Posted 22.08.2012 | Home
Roger McGough

My path into poetry was strange really, I started out as a teacher and then I became known for my music. I was part of a group called The Scaffold and sang songs like Lily the Pink.