Gold from the Stone: New and Selected Poems

Gold from the Stone New and Selected Poems Lemn Sissay was seventeen when he wrote his first poetry book which he hand sold to the miners and mill workers of Wigan Since then his poems have become landmarks sculpted in granite and built from

  • Title: Gold from the Stone: New and Selected Poems
  • Author: Lemn Sissay
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  • Page: 244
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Lemn Sissay was seventeen when he wrote his first poetry book, which he hand sold to the miners and mill workers of Wigan Since then his poems have become landmarks, sculpted in granite and built from concrete, recorded on era defining albums and declaimed in over twenty countries.He has performed to thousands of football fans at the FA Cup Final, to hundreds of thousandsLemn Sissay was seventeen when he wrote his first poetry book, which he hand sold to the miners and mill workers of Wigan Since then his poems have become landmarks, sculpted in granite and built from concrete, recorded on era defining albums and declaimed in over twenty countries.He has performed to thousands of football fans at the FA Cup Final, to hundreds of thousands as the poet of the 2012 Olympics, and to millions across our TV screens and the airwaves of BBC Radio He has become one of the nation s best loved voices.

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    1 thought on “Gold from the Stone: New and Selected Poems”

    1. "Let me get it right. What if we got it wrong?What if we weakened ourselves getting strong?What if we found in the ground a vial of proof?What if the foundations missed a vital truth?What if the industrial dream sold us out from within?What if our impenetrable defence sealed us in?What if our wanting more was making less?And what if all of this it wasn´t progress?"

    2. My first time reading Sissay poetry and I'm not sure what I thought. I liked some of the poems but they didn't WOW me. I didn't feel a connection.

    3. My Mum got me this poetry collection for Christmas as I’ve been super keen to find more poetry that I enjoy. Lemn Sissay’s work is bold and personal, commenting on race, the government, social services, relationships and much, much more – it is filled with rage, humour, sadness and love.After reading this collection I went on to watch countless YouTube videos of Lemn reading them – his performances breathed endless life into the words, so strong and powerful. My favourite from the collec [...]

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