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Poetry from around the Commonwealth. A poem from every competing nation and territory sent to Glasgow for the 2012 Commonwealth Games, capturing the essence of the Commonwealth.

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Poetry from around the Commonwealth. A poem from every competing nation and territory sent to Glasgow for the 2012 Commonwealth Games, capturing the essence of the Commonwealth.

    Kiribati

    Kiribati

    Teweiariki Teaero weaves the Commonwealth together in Kaleidoscope of Hope.

    • 4 min
    Grenada

    Grenada

    Frank Scott sends a poem from the Spice Islands, Grenada.

    • 4 min
    Solomon Islands

    Solomon Islands

    Jully Makini makes fun of young women becoming Westernised in her poem Civilised Girl.

    • 5 min
    Dominica

    Dominica

    Ras Mo, who works with young people on violence prevention, reads Pink and Blue.

    • 4 min
    St Lucia

    St Lucia

    Vladimir Lucien talks about the ‘cutlery of empire’ in his poem Ebb I.

    • 5 min
    Australia

    Australia

    Les Murray talks about his life at Bunyah and reads a new poem The Care.

    • 5 min

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