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“The power of music to take me to a different place continues to astound me.” ‘Still Sun’ by Obongjayar from his debut album ‘Which Way Is Forward’?
‘Lockdown’ by Richard Hendrick. “Yes, there is fear. Yes, there is isolation. Yes, there is panic buying. Yes, there is sickness. Yes, there is even death. And that is terrible. But...”
“Once in a poetry workshop we were asked to meditate on the word hope and write down the senses it evoked — the sights, smells, sounds. As I meditated, a very specific sound came to mind. It took me back to my time working at the refugee camps in Greece.” Zena Kazeme writes.
Amos trustee Robin Message wrote a poem in response to our ‘Once In A Lifetime’ Climate Justice summit which took place in Cambridge in September. He was responding particularly to the powerful panel discussions on how the climate crisis falls strongly on women and children, but also on how often women and children are the first to respond effectively to the crisis.
...on a quiet day I can hear her breathing
Below is the liturgy that we said together at the beginning of Once In A Lifetime, Amos Trust and A Rocha UK’s Climate Justice summit in September 2019.
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