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By Graham Henderson, CEO of Poet in the City As Poet in the City prepares for its next exciting Poetry and Wine event next week, we and our celebrity and poet contacts are reflecting on the history and connections of … Continue reading
‘Bring me wine… so I do not struggle against the god of desire’ Anacreon These words from the Greek poet Anacreon appear on a Roman mosaic which I came across last summer in the French city of Autun in Burgundy, … Continue reading
With just over two weeks to go until our prestigious fundraising event, here are some thoughts on the subject of Poetry and Wine from Poet in City’s Poet in Residence, John Mole. For W.H.Auden, art is our chief means of … Continue reading
Visiting US student Bryan Pannill on our Dante Alighieri event: “Midway upon the journey of our life I found myself within a forest dark, For the straightforward pathway had been lost.” Change “midway” to “about one-fifth,” and “forest” to “city,” … Continue reading
While much beloved in his home town of Tricarico in the south of Italy, Rocco Scotellaro is still very much unknown to English speaking audiences, which is why I feel particularly strongly about this week’s upcoming launch of a new … Continue reading
I know its been a while since Poet in the City last posted one of these, but since I’m back and it’s a new year let’s start as we mean to go on. Anyway, those of you who survived the … Continue reading