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Friday, September 10, 2010
Simon Armitage reading at Dodge poetry festival
1. The Shout. 2. The Christening
There is a moment after the end of The Shout when the audience laughs, a release of tension that is a little strange and the poet appears to be in pain. I haven't twigged why the last one is called "The Christening", it's an odd mixture of marvellously executed "jokes" and more portentous elements. (Ossian)