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Paul Cornelius, Fire Fighter, Reads Battling Fire by Mary E Cronin

As it’s so HOT, and there have been lots of fires breaking out, here is a poem read by fire-fighter Paul Cornelius by Mary E Cronin, filmed as part of National Poetry Day 2015’s theme, Light. 15 people whose jobs or ways of life were associated with light read poems that incorporated light.

Filmed at Chew Magna Fire Station by kind permission of Avon Fire and Rescue.

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Celia Warren’s Poem, A Yeti, read by Alfie Skinner

Celia Warren is an editor and a poet. Her beautifully illustrated book for the RSPB, The RSPB Anthology of Wildlife Poetry, A&C Black, is available here, and her anthology A Time to Speak and a Time to Listen, Schofield & Sims, is available here; a Teacher’s Guide is available to accompany this book. Her worm poem collection, Don’t Poke a Worm till it Wriggles, is available here.

This video was one of a collection used at Arnolfini in Bristol during Bristol Poetry Festival, for a Poetry Exhibition.