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Ep 6: OPEN + Finding Creativity and Comfort in Isolation

In this episode, we take a deep dive into our first theme of 2020, OPEN, talk about new strands of our collective, and the strange situation we all find ourselves in. In the most challenging times, writing, and art, is always there for us, and we discuss some of the things giving us comfort.

In this episode, we take a deep dive into our first theme of 2020, OPEN, talk about new strands of our collective, and the strange situation we all find ourselves in. In the most challenging times, writing, and art, is always there for us, and we discuss some of the things giving us comfort.

This episode, we kick off with the words of Warsan Shire:

My alone feels so good, I’ll only have you if you’re sweeter than my solitude.

Warsan Shire


Extra reading:

Recent theme / OPEN

Awake by Amanda Kusek
Anemone by Jo Fisher
Jersey Shore Sound by Kay Allen

Freedom by Corey Robinson
Yellow and Green, Purple and Blue by Stephanie Patient

Wilderness by Ruth Maclean-Jones
Standing Ticket by Roz Weaver

Dearest Damsels

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Online/Offline

Poems:
Wendy Cope, Oranges
Mary Oliver, Wild Geese

Writing:
Lydia Davis Collected Stories
Tahima Begum: ‘The Beauty of Sitting Still’ in Comfort Zones

Other:
How to Fail with Elizabeth Day: Mo Gawdat on how to cope with anxiety during Coronavirus
Dear Damsels submission theme: CONNECTION

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