Poetry Reading: The Second Cup by Michael Westcombe

Performed by Amaka Umeh

POETRY 7 questions:

What is the theme of your poem?

the relationship between husband and wife, within the family

What motivated you to write this poem?

I found the image, and the structure, to express my perceptions and thoughts correctly.

How long have you been writing poetry?

For about fifty years

If you could have dinner with one person (dead or alive), who would that be?

E. M. Forster, or G. F. Handel

What influenced you to submit to have your poetry performed by a professional actor?

Nothing. It was a condition of your competition. In my experience, actors are terrible at this

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


What is your passion in life?

Music, and political philosophy.

About poetryfest

Submit your Poetry to the Festival. Three Options: 1) To post. 2) To have performed by an actor 3) To be made into a film.
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