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Welcome to The Poetry Show - a weekly podcast that aims to take that thing you hated in school and transform it into something exciting, interesting and relatable.

Welcome to The Poetry Show - a weekly podcast that aims to take that thing you hated in school and transform it into something exciting, interesting and relatable.
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Welcome to The Poetry Show - a weekly podcast that aims to take that thing you hated in school and transform it into something exciting, interesting and relatable.

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English


Episodes

S02 Episode 8: The Moon

3/26/2018
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Join The Podcast Poets for your weekly dose of fresh, new poetry. This week the podcast poets discuss The Moon in this newest episode. Poems: 2:48 'Along The Danberry Line' - Rose Drew 5:56 'The Midday Moon' - Alan Gillott 9:31 'Moonlight' - Becca Miles 15:45 'Diana' - Kit Marshall 28:43 'Moon Over Santa Domingo' - Alan Gillott FOLLOW THE POETRY SHOW Twitter: twitter.com/podcastpoets Instagram: www.instagram.com/thepoetryshow/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/PodcastPoets/ YouTube:...

Duration:00:31:54

S02 Episode 7: Inspiration

3/19/2018
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This week, The Podcast Poets are headed by Alan Gillott with guest Kit Marshall as the theme of Inspiration is considered. Poems: Rose Drew; 'A Gift of History' Alan Gillott; 'Empty Walls', 'Off Composition' Becca Miles; 'On The Precipice of My 14th Year' Kit Marshall; 'Sticks and Stones'

Duration:00:30:37

S02 Episode 5: Sleep

3/5/2018
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Struggling to sleep or loving sleep? Either way, listen to this episode! This week The Podcast Poets; Rose Drew, Alan Gillott, Becca Miles and special guest Neil Cathan chat about sleeping and well, not sleeping -- enjoy! Poems: 2:20 'Tis The Season To Be Jolly' (snippet) - Rose Drew 2:34 'All Good Servers' (snippet) - Rose Drew 3:07 'War Is Hell, Hell Is War' - Rose Drew 3:36 'Insomnia Open Mic' - Rose Drew 10:04 'Asleep' - Alan Gillott 14:04 '21 Hours' - Neil Cathan 23:16 'Type 2 False...

Duration:00:34:23

S02 Episode 4: Gender

2/26/2018
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Join The Podcast Poets; Rose Drew, Alan Gillott and Becca Miles as they host this new episode of The Poetry Show on the topic of GENDER, featuring special guest Kit Marshall. Poems: 3:07 'Women Are From Mars and Men Are From Penis' - Rose Drew 16:59 'Fist Fight At The Sainsbury's Checkout' - Kit Marshall 19:21 Poem by Peter Green - read by Becca Miles 22:47 'Poetrix' - Alan Gillott FOLLOW THE POETRY SHOW Twitter: https://twitter.com/podcastpoets Instagram:...

Duration:00:35:29

S02 Episode 1: Friends

2/5/2018
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In this episode of The Poetry Show Podcast, host Rose Drew takes us through the theme of Friends! Starring; Rose Drew, Alan Gillott, Becca Miles and special guest Kit Marshall! Poems: 2:12 'Looking For A Friend' - Rose Drew 2:39 'To A Friend' - Rose Drew 3:10 'Hey' - Rose Drew 10:15 'Trust' - Alan Gillott 12:30 'It's Love But Not As You Know It' - Becca Miles 19:08 'An Ode To Josh' - Kit Marshall FOLLOW THE POETRY SHOW Twitter: https://twitter.com/podcastpoets Instagram:...

Duration:00:26:29

Season Finale: Open Mic

7/17/2017
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Join us for the season finale of The Poetry Show! To go out with a bang, we have a very special episode. Join The Podcast Poets as they host the York Spoken Word Open Mic from the Exhibition Hotel. Enjoy! Poems Used: Rose Drew; 'Parts In-Between' Laurence O'Reilly; 'Cry For Help' Alan Gillott; 'Open Heart' and 'Careless Love' Nick David; Reads an opening to his new novel Louise Mason; 'Equal Breaths' and 'The World Spins' Bob Horten; 'The Gelatine Business: How Not To Be A Working Class...

Duration:00:46:02

Episode 34: Mythology

7/3/2017
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The Podcast Poets this week are offering their poems on the theme of Mythology. Alan Gillott is hosting today's episode along side fellow Podcast Poets; Rose Drew, Becca Miles and guest, Kit Marshall. Poems Used: Rose Drew; 'The Green Man and Other Legends Alan Gillott; 'The Genesis of Myth' and 'Haiku' Becca Miles; 'Inanna' Kit Marshall; 'Pygmalion'

Duration:00:31:03

Episode 33: Science

6/26/2017
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The Podcast Poets are back again this week with special guests Maxine Ridge and Damian O'Connor. This week Alan takes us through the theme of 'Science' with some awesome poems. Poems Used: Rose Drew; 'Millimeters' and 'Safekeeping' Alan Gillott; 'Buckminsterfullerene' and 'Sandy Touch' Maxine Ridge; 'The Scientist and The Butterfly' and 'Crash' Damian O'Connor; 'The Test Tube of Things and Stuff' and 'The Theory of Evaluation'

Duration:00:41:06

Episode 32: Other People's Poems

6/19/2017
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This week, The Podcast Poets have some very special guests! Rose and Alan are joined this week by Damian O'Connor and Maxine Ridge to discuss and perform 'Other People's Poems. Poems Used: Rose Drew; 'Staying in Love' by Charles Rafferty and 'Against Hesitation' by Charles Rafferty Alan Gillott; 'Anthem For Doomed Youth' by Wilfred Owen and 'After Class' by Gus Step Maxine Ridge; 'She Walks In Beauty' by Lord Byron and 'Lover' by Mab Jones Damian O'Connor; 'Modern Man' by George Carlin and...

Duration:00:45:20

Episode 29: Art

5/30/2017
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In this week's episode of The Poetry Show podcast, Laurence takes the helm and hosts this fantastic episode on the theme of Art. Listen to The Podcast Poets and their guest Tanya Parker as they share their poems and thoughts on the topic. Poems Used: Rose Drew; 'First Chair' and 'Music Shop' Alan Gillott; 'Landscape With The Fall Of Icarus' and 'Dancer' Laurence O'Reilly; 'Muse Blues Part II' Tanya Parker; 'Fragment' and 'Limelight'

Duration:00:37:58

Episode 28: Confrontation

5/22/2017
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For this week's episode of The Poetry Show, The Podcast Poets (Rose, Alan and Laurence) look at the theme of Confrontation. Listen to hear their poems and their thoughts on the matter. Poems Used: Rose Drew; 'Museum Basement' and 'Time Warp' Alan Gillott; 'Consequences' and 'Bare Essentials' Laurence O'Reilly; 'Restorative Justice'

Duration:00:32:48

Episode 26: Fear

5/8/2017
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The Pod Poets are joined by special guest Neil Cathan. This week the topic of discussion is Fear. So come on, listen to this show, there's nothing to be afraid of! Poems Used: Rose Drew; 'Woman Kind' Alan Gillott; 'There Is A Reason' and 'As Romans Go' Laurence O'Reilly; 'Fear' and 'I Learnt About Fear Early On' By Don Walls Neil Cathan; 'You're Not Gonna Hurt Me, Right?' and 'Fear'

Duration:00:33:31

Episode 24: Hidden Languages

4/24/2017
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Lucy Furlong is back this week to talk about Hidden Languages. Listen now to hear poems and poetic discussion! Poems Used: Rose Drew; 'The Polish Embassy' Lucy Furlong; 'I Fell In Love With An Emoticon' Alan Gillott; 'Embarrassed' and 'Would You Be So Kind' Laurence O'Reilly; 'What We Didn't Say And Exactly What We Meant'

Duration:00:38:18

Episode 23: Job Share

4/18/2017
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This week we are full to the brim with poetic excellence. We have 5, yes 5 poets in today to share their poems on the theme of Job Sharing. Join The Podcast Poets and Lucy Furlong for this special episode of The Poetry Show! Poems Used: Rose Drew; 'Late Night Time, Before The Dizzy Exhaustion Of Single Parenthood Sets In' and 'Growing Up' Alan Gillott; 'Haiku 1', 'Haiku 2' and 'Haiku 3' Laurence O'Reilly; 'Job Share' Charli Goodfellow; 'Tonight You Cried When I Left For Work' Lucy Furlong;...

Duration:00:38:23

Episode 22: Pets

4/10/2017
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Join The Pod Poets for a poetic discussion on the theme of Pets. Poems Used: Rose Drew; 'Soft Satan' and 'Off The Leash' Alan Gillott; 'His Name Was Cocky' and 'Cat Like Tred' Laurence O'Reilly; 'Pet Hates'

Duration:00:30:05

Episode 21: Seasons

4/3/2017
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Join The Pod Poets for an episode devoted to the topic of Seasons. The Poets share their own poems and take time to discuss their meanings. Have any topic ideas? Send them in! Poems Used: Rose Drew; 'After The Storm', 'September' and 'Blush' Alan Gillott; 'Fall Suspended' and 'Beverley' Laurence O'Reilly; 'Winter'

Duration:00:25:26

Episode 20: Conflict Resolution

3/27/2017
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For this episode, the theme is Conflict Resolution! Listen to The Pod Poets share and discuss the meanings behind their own poems. Poems Used: Rose Drew - 'Parking Lot' Alan Gillott - 'Realisation' and 'New World' Laurence O'Reilly - 'Office Bullying'

Duration:00:30:07

Episode 19: Homelessness

3/20/2017
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For this episode, The Pod Poets have a discussion about the topic of homelessness. Poems Used: Rose Drew; 'Season Tickets' and 'The Upturned Collar' Alan Gillott; 'My Cell' Charli Goodfellow; 'Becky' Laurence O'Reilly; 'On Lifting A Depression' by Don Walls and 'For Peter' by Don Walls

Duration:00:36:17

Episode 18: Dreams

3/13/2017
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Have you been dreaming about another episode of The Poetry Show? Listen now as The Pod Poets discuss the theme of 'Dreams'. Poems Used: Rose Drew; 'Hammerfall' Alan Gillott; 'Dreams' and 'No Dreams' Charli Goodfellow; 'When I Mention I Have A Brother' Laurence O'Reilly; 'Reviewing My Dreams'

Duration:00:28:29

Episode 17: Work

3/6/2017
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Join The Pod Poets this week as they are joined by special guest Steve Nash. This time they show their poetic expertise in a discussion revolving around the theme of 'Work'. Poems Used: Rose Drew - 'Naming The Parts' Alan Gillott - 'The Programmer' Charli Goodfellow - 'Beside The Blonde' Steve Nash - 'The Myth Gatherers'

Duration:00:29:38

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