Essential Books for Being Away from Home (or books I’m taking to Uni with me)

In a few weeks I will be heading back to University for the third and last year of my English Language and Literature undergraduate degree (such a cliche but I can't believe the time has passed so quickly, it's crazy!). This, of course, means moving back out of our family home and over to my … Continue reading Essential Books for Being Away from Home (or books I’m taking to Uni with me)

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Should Song Lyrics be Considered Poetry?

RecentlyΒ I attended a discussion at a local folk festival looking at the question of whether song lyrics should be considered poetry. There were two main positions presented. Firstly, that every songwriter is a poet and every song poetry, the question is whether that poetry is any good. The second argument was that not all song … Continue reading Should Song Lyrics be Considered Poetry?