Journey from Hell to Eden – Poetry by Colin Guest. Read by Dan Cristofori

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Get to know poet Colin Guest:

1) What is the theme of your poem?

The theme is about love arising from a desperate situation.

2) How would you like people to respond when they read or watch your poetry reading?

I would like them to realise that everyone is not as lucky as they are, but life is full of surprises

3) How long have you been writing poetry?

I started writing poems back in 1985 while feeling loney working overseas.

4) Do you have a favorite poet?

No, sorry to say.

5) What influenced you to submit to WILDsound and have your poetry performed by a professional actor?

I have submitted other works to Wildsound with part of a chapter from my memoir, Follow in the Tigerman’s Footsteps read out last year.

6) Do you write other works? scripts? Short Stories? Etc..?

Yes, apart from my memoir I have had An Expat’s Experiences of Living in Turkey published as an ebook. I have also had over 12 articles of mine published in online magazines. One of my poems ended in the last five of a competion, with several published in FanStory.

7) What is your passion in life?

My passion at present is to have my memoir used as the basis for a television series. Voyage media company have made an adaptation of it, with my assisting in getting a Treatment prepared ready to be offered to producers to see if they are interested in making an offer to use it for a television series.

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