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A poem for Billie Holiday

A poem for Billie Holiday

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Billie Holiday and Salena Godden.

Lauren Laverne and Sam Baker asked me to write a poem for The Pool about Billie Holiday for her centenary. Billie was born 100 years ago today. Whatever you do today please take some time out to listen to her music, take a moment to thank the great Billie Holiday.

“It’s not about her dark
It is always about her light”

Read my piece in full here: https://www.the-pool.com

More poetry www.salenagodden.com

Comments

Ann Wilson

I love this poem and of course I love Billie Holliday. This is a great tribute to her legacy.

Flamenco Fix Radio

Thank you