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Music

Music speaks when words fail

Music can offer an escape to those suffering with their mental health. Songwriting and listening to music are seen as forms of emotional expression. Music’s performance, its creation and the effect it has on those who listen to it shows that music and emotions are intertwined and offers support to those struggling with their mental…

Arts

Q&A with poet and UEA alumnus Luke Wright

You’re touring with your new show Luke Wright, Poet Laureate which must be massively exciting for you – in what way is this show similar or different to the many other shows that you’ve toured with? Fundamentally speaking, I do two different types of shows. Frankie Vah – the last one that I toured with…

Music

Emmi review

Lovers is a concept album by Emmi, the story of a relationship across six songs. It’s exciting for two reasons; first, more Emmi and second, this kind of storytelling is new for the artist. Do the songs stand on their own? And do they make for a compelling narrative? Individually, we have a diverse set…

Creative Writing

Consequences

Joseph Peters Met Mrs Fisher Down by the pier. Joseph said, “I don’t quite know what I’m doing.” Mrs Fisher said “I just want to get away. You know?” They went to a cafe nearby. Joseph bounced between water and diet coke, Mrs Fisher swirled her spoon into the milky foam of her coffee as…

Creative Writing

Synesthetist

Ringing red lips, resounding around the room. Aniseed accent, lingering for me to lick off long after.   Trembling taste. And you smell blindingly bright. While your pheromones take lightest flight on softest feathers. And in a million more ways than I can convey. You impress yourself upon me. But I can’t say. Because the…

Creative Writing

The Goddess of Spring

I first saw Cordelia the summer after someone tore out my heart on New Year’s Eve. Too much fog for specifics, but her glow cut through it all. Ivory skin and a wreath of gold leaf for hair. She’d not seen me before but said she’d have to try harder to. Her cyan eye left…

Creative Writing

Haiku’s on A Winter Morning

Children with eyes wide, Exhale their warm breath slowly To watch the air dance. – Misty clouds of air Evaporate around me, And trouble my mind. – The frostbitten grass, waits timelessly, in the cold, hopeful for the sun. Like Concrete on Facebook to stay up to date

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