Tuesday, October 30, 2012

News at Eleven: "If it works, it will go down a storm,

if it doesn't we'll let you know." Off the Shelf has commissioned poets for years; slowly, deftly, they've been creating a poetic map of the city of steel. In Sheffield, Andrew Motion has a poem on the side of one student building, Jarvis Cocker is on another, Benjamin Zephaniah on the railings of another, and Roger McGough can be found in the Winter Garden.

But the poem on the pitch is a whole different ball game.

from The Guardian: Jackie Kay on reading out an anti-racist poem at a football ground


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