Poems for Doctors Online Poetry Slam Prizes

Poems for Doctors Online Poetry Slam Prizes

Winner and runner-up prizes in the Poems for Doctors Online Poetry Slam were announced last night at the Stanza International Poetry Festival launch event, at the Byre Theatre in St Andrews. After judges and poll results were combined the runner-up was Rania Fernandes...

Poetry slam now online!

The Poems for Doctors online poetry slam is now online! You can find all the readings here and vote for your favourite on Facebook. Click the LISTEN NOW button to listen and find out more! SLAM ONLINE! LISTEN...
Beannacht/Blessing

Beannacht/Blessing

This poem is part of the Poems for doctors project. You can find out more about the project here. This the last reading in the current season of Poems for Doctors. ‘Beannacht’ (in the title) is Irish Gaelic. If you’d like to listen to pronunciation(s), please...
Gift

Gift

This poem is part of the Poems for doctors project. You can find out more about the project here. Season 3 : poem 6 Medical student Armin Nazari reads Gift by Czesław Miłosz. Gift Rights for reprinting this poem here are pending, we hope to be able to add the text...
Things

Things

This poem is part of the Poems for doctors project. You can find out more about the project here. Season 3 : poem 5 Medical student Rupert Clark reads Things by Fleur Adcock. Things Fleur Adcock There are worse things than having behaved foolishly in public. There are...
Lines for a Bookmark

Lines for a Bookmark

This poem is part of the Poems for doctors project. You can find out more about the project here. Season 3 : poem 4 Medical student Joanne Igoli reads Lines for a Bookmark by Gael Turnbull Lines for a Bookmark Gael Turnbull You who read… May you seek As you look; May...
In the Tranquillity of Delirium

In the Tranquillity of Delirium

This poem is part of the Poems for doctors project. You can find out more about the project here. Season 3 : poem 3 Out-of-hours GP Martin MacIntrye reads his poem  An Suaimhneas Bruaillein (In the Tranquillity of Delirium). Martin reads the poem in the original...
The Guest House

The Guest House

This poem is part of the Poems for doctors project. You can find out more about the project here. Season 3 : poem 2 Junior doctor Imogen Murray reads The Guest House by Jalaluddin Rumi translated by Coleman Barks. The Guest House Jalaluddin...
The Door

The Door

This poem is part of the Poems for doctors project. You can find out more about the project here. Season 3 : poem 1 Medical student Ed Griffiths reads The Door by Miroslav Holub. Tools of the Trade Miroslav Holub Go and open the door. ____Maybe outside there’s ____a...
Season 3 coming soon!

Season 3 coming soon!

Thanks to Armin, Callum, Joanne, Rupert and Ed for adding to the readings I’m preparing for season 3 of Poems for Doctors last week – I hope the process was enjoyable! I’ll be busy editing soon, and I hope to be putting out some new readings in the...
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