Headset #5 - Katharine Macfarlane


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Spoken word pieces by Katharine Macfarlane, set to an ambient backdrop as part of the Lies, Dreaming: Headset series. Lies, Dreaming is part of the Poetry as Fuck podcast. By day Katharine Macfarlane is a librarian, sharing stories and songs with children of all ages. At night she reads poems to grown ups. Her poetry is rooted in the landscape and history of the west of Scotland and draws inspiration from traditional Scottish stories and songs alongside myths and legends from the wider Celtic and Norse world. A regular performer at spoken word events across west and central Scotland her work has been broadcast on BBC Radio nan Gàidheal and The Grind on Castle FM and has appeared in The Grind Journal and the Write Angle and [untitled] magazine. She is currently the Harpies, Fechters and Quines Slam Champion. The poems that appear in this podcast are: Belonging Changeling One for sorrow Listen You can find out more about Katharine at the following links: https://en-gb.facebook.com/homewords/ You can find out more about Lies, Dreaming and Poetry as Fuck at the following links: twitter.com/lies_dreaming twitter.com/poetryasfuck liesdreamingpodcast.wordpress.com poetryasf-ck.tumblr.com All words and the speaking of them by Katharine Macfarlane All sounds that technically qualify as music by Andrew Blair. Contains samples of 'sea-shores-drums' by alyama123 from looperman.com and 'Gentle Waves' by amholma from freesound.org

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