Friday, October 07, 2016

Prince Charles launches National Poetry Day with Heaney poem

BBC News

The Prince of Wales has been heard reading Seamus Heaney's poem The Shipping Forecast poem to mark National Poetry Day.
The recording was broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Today as part of the annual nationwide poetry celebration

This year's theme is Messages, and the public are being encouraged to "say it with a poem".
The Royal Mail will also use a special postmark on millions of items on Thursday.
In addition, 40 BBC local radio stations have engaged 40 poets to celebrate England's best-loved local landmarks in verse.

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