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Created to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, a series of poems both inspired by and presented with six haunting aerial and reconnaissance wartime images.

Fierce Light

Yrsa Daley-Ward, Jackie Kay, Bill Manhire, Paul Muldoon and Daljit Nagra Fierce Light


Leading poets from countries that participated in the war contributed to this wide-reaching project, presented at live events, galleries, on BBC radio and online.