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‘Back Up Quick They’re Hippies’

Words Lightly Spoken


Lani O’Hanlon reads her poem Back Up Quick They’re Hippies in this episode of Words Lightly Spoken.

In the poem, Lani recalls a hairy situation as her parents mistakenly pull into a hippy commune while on holiday in the South-West of England. She also recollects on a personal rebellion she carries out back home. The poem was first published in Poetry Magazine in Chicago.

Words Lightly Spoken, a podcast about poetry from Ireland, is a Rockfinch production, funded by the Arts Council of Ireland / An Chomhairle Ealaíon.

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