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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 10: America

5/21/2018
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It's the final episode of The Poetry Show's Season Two! This week, The Podcast Poets (Rose Drew and Alan Gillott) are joined by returning special guests Alicia Fernández and Joe Williams to discuss the huge topic of AMERICA! Poems: Rose Drew; 'Food Lion Parking Lot, North Carolina, Under The Water Tower With The American Flag' Alan Gillott; 'Stationary' Joe Williams; 'Making Rome Great Again' and 'At Starbucks' Alicia Fernández; 'Crossing Maryland', 'Palmetto State'

Duration:00:32:12

S02 Episode 9: War & Peace

5/8/2018
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Join us today as we take a look at War & Peace. The Podcast Poets (Rose Drew and Alan Gillott) are joined today by two very special guests; Alicia Fernández and Joe Williams. Poems: 2:21 'Wilfred Owen Takes Keats To War' - Rose Drew 13:14 'A Song For Europe' - Joe Williams 20:47 'Swallows' - Alicia Fernández 21:38 'Enemy Lines' - Alicia Fernández 28:54 'Justice For Injustice' - Alan Gillott 34:47 'Collateral Damage' - Alan Gillott 42:40 'Landing' - Joe Williams 45:00 'The Hunt' - Alicia...

Duration:00:47:00

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 6: Machines

3/12/2018
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The Podcast Poets are back this week to discuss Machines! Listen to their poems and the discussion around the poems as The Podcast Poets are joined by guest, Neil Cathan. Poems: 3:22 '$10 Off At Staples' - Rose Drew 16:25 'My Machine Shines Light Through Liquids' - Becca Miles 17:35 'Hurled Along Steel Tracks' - Neil Cathan 20:12 'Carousel' - Alan Gillott 25:19 'It Takes 10 Strong People' - Rose Drew 27:58 'Boxing Treadmills' - Alan Gillott 32:17 'Trains Coming' - Neil Cathan FOLLOW THE...

Duration:00:37:27

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 3: Role Playing

2/20/2018
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This episode is hosted by our resident poet Becca Miles as she takes us through the theme of 'Role-Playing' in this super fun episode! Join us now! Poems: 2:26 'Sonnet' - Becca Miles 7:29 'Games' - Alan Gillott 12:50 'Sewing Lessons' - Rose Drew 17:25 'Butterfly Dreams' - Kit Marshall 23:52 'Poem For A Fictional Person' - Becca Miles FOLLOW THE POETRY SHOW Twitter: twitter.com/podcastpoets Instagram: www.instagram.com/thepoetryshow/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/PodcastPoets/ YouTube:...

Duration:00:27:26

S02 Episode 2: Grandparents

2/12/2018
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In this episode, The Podcast Poets are again joined by special guest Kit Marshall. Alan Gillott hosts this episode along side Rose Drew and Becca Miles with their poems and stories on the theme of Grandparents. Poems: 1:53 'Grate' - Alan Gillott 13:01 'Staring Out From The TV Screen' - Becca Miles 16:01 'Gaia' - Kit Marshall 20:36 'Tying Up Loose Ends' - Rose Drew 26:04 'In This Little Space We Meet' - Becca Miles Please like, comment and subscribe so you never miss an episode! --- FOLLOW...

Duration:00:32:38

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

S01 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

S01 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

S01 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

S01 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

S01 Episode 31: Folk Tales

6/12/2017
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This week, The Podcast Poets are with their revolving cast of guests! This week Rose and Alan are joined by Becca Miles and Tanya Parker for the theme of Folk Tales. Sit back and enjoy! Poems Used: Rose Drew; 'I Am Visiting The Ancient Wise Woman' Alan Gillott; 'Negative Capability' Becca Miles; 'The Elephant And The Blind Men' and 'Grandfather' Tanya Parker; 'Shaping The Mystery' and 'Midsummer Night'

Duration:00:33:59

S01 Episode 30: History Rewritten

6/5/2017
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In this weeks episode of The Poetry Show, The Podcast Poets rewrite History. Join the poets and guests Tanya Parker and Becca Miles for an episode on ‘Rewritten History’.

Duration:00:29:41

S01 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

S01 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

S01 Episode 27: Ambiguity

5/15/2017
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This week, the podcast is ambiguous. Poems Used: Rose Drew; 'I Have Made You What You Are' and 'A Celebration of My Ignorance' Alan Gillott; 'Dis Location' and 'Saugatuck Storm' Neil Cathan; 'I Wonder' and 'Rachael'

Duration:00:33:01

S01 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