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Poetry, poets, Rebel Sun, Reviews, Sophie Mckeand -

'Sophie McKeand's Rebel Sun is no dying star, but a fiery tour de force, full of surreal and ingenious imagery. [...] a passionate and heartfelt book, a collection of modern agitprop poetry in which Marxism and landscape rub easy shoulders, and the Rebel Sun acts as an agitator, its manifesto calling for a reconnection with the natural world [...] Accomplished and vibrant, this is a collection to cherish.' – Kathy Miles, Planet

You can read the full review in the summer issue of Planet (230) and online, if you are a subscriber.

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Bute Park, Poetry, Rebel Sun, Sophie Mckeand, stories, Trees, writing -

Trees have rooted into our consciousness for as long as we have told stories. Their language holds the ground that is our past while stretching our minds up to the sky and future potential. Trees are our lungs; the words in our mouths; they are our confidants and friends. If the trees speak in myriad ways – is it us who have forgotten how to listen? After everything they’ve seen what would the trees tell us?  In association with Bute Park and the Tree Charter, award-winning poet and Young People’s Laureate Wales, Sophie McKeand (Rebel Sun), will be on site...

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