Life-enhancing evening at the British Library on Thursday in honour of Gwendolyn Brooks.
See George Szirtes' page for full description. He was
one of the 20 poets who ran up to the stage and made the air vibrate
with the music and passion and integrity of their words and their
I was a spectator but it was impossible to be an outsider
in such an atmosphere of belonging. And the fabulous colours! I took