Tag: poetry

“You saw it in the tears of those who survived” – The Grenfell Tower Mural

Deputy Editor Stephanie Bagnall reports on a new mural for the Grenfell Tower disaster.

Reuniting Through Poetry

The Royal Holloway English PEN society hosted a poetry and speaking event on the 2nd of December that aimed to highlight the differences and similarities between the Eastern and Western worlds. According to the English PEN society, the event was about “breaking down the East/West divide, through poetry and spoken word”. The event saw several […]

Coffee House Sessions: Izzy Bizu

Jess Hines talks us through the beautiful performance that Izzy Bizu shared with the students of Royal Holloway and the interview that took place shortly after… The atmosphere at Crosslands was cozy and calm. Laughter danced in the air, as the equipment was set up and the cameras began rolling as 21 year-old singer-songwriter Izzy […]

Blue Dungarees

He stripped off her blue dungarees, Pushed her up against the nearest wall. This wasn’t what we agreed, she said, But he shut her up with a smack, a fall. He kissed; he licked and gasped for air, Then after 97 creaks of the bed, he left. Door locked, light out, pain in her chest […]