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Poembox: Terrace on Terrace

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Cobble rippled pathways Swaying in a permanent wave underfoot Bespectacled with fragments of coloured glass A memory enjoyed, spent and discarded to the past Rooves melt away into...

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Inevitable In the past eighteen years I have learned that pain is inevitable There is no escape from the tears Pain is inevitable and it is okay   It is a thousand times okay...

Poembox: The Haunting

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The night is squeezing air out of my lungs. A nightmare demon like a snake released his fangs. I’m suffocating and I really don’t know why, I close my eyes and feel as if...

First meeting of Heaton’s own Dead Poets Society

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Tearing up textbooks, striding across desks and quoting Walt Whitman at the top of one’s lungs- an iconic moment in cinema, as Robin Williams (RIP) delivers a gem of performance...

TEDx Newcastle 2019: a TEDxcellent day

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On Saturday 5th October, the tenth annual TEDx Newcastle event took place at The Sage. Over a thousand people attended the event, organised by TEDx Newcastle’s founder Herb Kim....

Poembox: a celtic elegy

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Cernunnos Oh hear me, Forest God, wild-man. Hear my plea to you, Hear it in the leaves of your once verdant home- Now brown with decay.   Hear me, Oh Majestic stag, Protector...

Holiday read review: Poems to Live Your Life By

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Lily Hopkins writes about one of her favourite holiday reads- Chris Riddell's Poems to Live Your Life....

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The Diderot Effect A horde of ambitious, young hopefuls traverse roads with perpetual bends as they wade through the flood to the rainbow, and find a glass half-drunk at the end....

Newcastle student named a judge for North East poetry prize

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Lauren Aspery, a Newcastle Student and twice winner of the Terry Kelly Poetry Prize is calling for more Newcastle students to enter the competition that rewarded her literary...

Poembox: Every Drop

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Our latest weekly poetry submission is Every Drop by Olivia Blackham...