Anakana Schofield – Award Winning Author of Bina, Martin John and Malarky

I enjoyed this radio program this morning with it’s combination of readings and music.

Taking his cue from Richard Church’s eponymous poem, Tom Robinson considers what’s required of us in ‘Learning To Wait’.

The poem’s paradoxical observation, ‘All that I have grasped at I have lost, All I relinquished won’, provokes Tom to explore the work of other writers who have reflected on wanting and waiting, including Milan Kundera, TS Eliot and DH Lawrence. With music by KD Lang, Shostakovich and Brian Eno.

 

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