1800243006
Hardback:A fire in my head / Ben Okri.:2021 Hardback A fire in my head / Ben Okri.
A fire in my head / Ben Okri.
Author: Okri, Ben,
Publication year: 2021
Format: Hardback
Publisher: London : Apollo,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781800243002 (hbk.) :
Notes:
A collection of new and recently completed poems by Ben Okri covering topics of the day, such as the refugee crisis, racism, Obama, the Grenfell Tower fire, and the Corona outbreak. A powerful collection of new and recently completed poems by Ben Okri covering topics of the day, such as the refugee crisis, racism, Obama, the Grenfell Tower fire, and the Corona outbreak. In our times of crisis The mind has its powersThis book brings together many of Ben Okri's most acclaimed and politically charged poems.Some of them, like 'Grenfell Tower, June 2017', are already familiar. Published in the Financial Times less than ten days after the fire, it was played more than 6 million times on Channel 4's Facebook page, and was retweeted by thousands on Twitter.'Notre-Dame is Telling Us Something' was first read on BBC Radio 4, in the aftermath of the cathedral's near destruction. It spoke eloquently of the despair that was felt around the world.In 'shaved head poem', Ben Okri wrote of the confu
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