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the present. It goes beyond memory, enhancing my professional identity
as a painter and poet.

South Bank Centre London

Published on 15 Jan 2016

John Lyons at a Pop-up Literature Festival 2015, South Bank Centre, London, reading from his collection of poems for young readers, 'Dancing in the Rain'.

"A breath of Caribbean fresh air, these poems are humorous, beautifully crafted, and perfectly pitched to their audience,...."

Peepal Tree Press.

7 Poems Dee Valley video

Published on 16 Jan 2016

The poems in this video are in the collection
A Carib Being in Cymru. As a poet from Trinidad, they represent my view of North Wales.

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© All images by John Lyons 2015