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In poetry there is power – Mental health and poetry

Mental health awareness week will fall on the 13th of May, and this year’s theme is body image. An opportunity to talk about the serious issues which affect …

Ad Victoriam – A monologue by Jordan Shepherd

Student Jordan Shepherd gives his opinion about militarism in this monologue.  The ballad again rings across the battlefield, though the venue has changed, …

“I could still not believe he was gone” – a poem about losing a father

I could still not believe he was gone  He was lying there dead, so peaceful and happy that I just wanted to go with him.    But there I was in front of so …

Burns Night – the tradition and history

Happy Burns Night!  Ready for a night of food, poetry and music but unsure where to start?  Here’s everything you need to know about the tradition. Also …

A poem about the wonders of finding your soul mate

 Have you found your soul mate? Student Emma Arthurs dedicates this poem to her best friend, soul mate and all the growth and healing the bond promotes. This …

How can I help them when I’m lost in the dark myself – a poem about the darker side of Glasgow

Student Jordan Shepherd shares a heartfelt poem where he questions whether or not he can truly help someone when he’s struggling himself. Empathy and …