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Madagascan Robber Moth

Time for a poetry video! This is about an amazing moth that was discovered in a Madagascan forest, at night, and which has only been seen once since. There are specialised moths that feed on tears of animals that can’t brush them away, but one has never been seen on a bird before.

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Battle of the Sexes, My Poem Read by Helena Bonham Carter

‘Battle of the Sexes‘ from Reaching the Stars, Poems about Extraordinary Women and Girls, by Liz Brownlee, Jan Dean and Michaela Morgan, was chosen by the wonderful Allie Esiri to appear in A Poem for Every Day of the Year – and then it was read by Helena Bonham Carter. Thank you, Allie! It’s a …

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Skylark, read by me, animated by Nick Hales

Found this as I was looking through my poem films – hope you enjoy it!  

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Alaskan Wood Frog – video

I’ve been looking through some of the films of me reading my poems. This is me reading Alaskan Wood Frog, available in my book,  Animal Magic. Filmed a few years ago, when we had snow!  

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National Poetry Day, Six Facts About Light

Today is the Eve of National Poetry Day! Here is the penultimate poem – this is a special extra – a ‘mash’ of children in Bristol on the 8th and 9th of August reading Rachel Rooney‘s poem, Six Facts About Light. As you will see, they made a fantastic job of it, congratulations, George, Georgina, …

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National Poetry Day Film, Bright Spark

Today it’s time for the third film in the series of poems about light for National Poetry Day, read by people whose ways of life or jobs are connected to light. This poem is written by Michaela Morgan, and read by Eleanor Trapp, partner, in John Lewis lighting department. Thank you very much Michaela Morgan – …

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National Poetry Day Film, Light and Moths

Every Monday and Thursday until National Poetry Day I will be posting a new film of a person whose way of life or job is connected with light reading a poem about light. Today’s reader is Amar Shar, Optometrist, Bristol – my optometrist, actually, and a wonderful range of frames can be found in his shop! …

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