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Magi Gibson reflects on a lifetime of working as a poet in the community in Scotland, fostering a love of playing with words, awakening the imagination, of using writing to stand witness, to map the self and one’s community, to grow in confidence, often with people on the margins, people who felt they had nothing of importance to say, their voices would not be valued. Poetry and literature, says Magi, are a way to walk in the shoes of another, to reach across time and space, to expand our minds and our humanity. Or sometimes simply a way to relax and heal the soul.
This event is run in conjunction with Fair Saturday – 20 percent of the profits made will go to a local charity.
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