Playing tracks by
Kate Fox and Salena Godden.
From Fact to Fiction 'Something To Declare'
Written and performed by Kate Fox and Salena Godden
Aired BBC Radio 4 / June 22nd 2013
In the week when world leaders at the G8 pledged to make international tax affairs more transparent, poets Kate Fox & Salena Godden take a satirical look at the G8 summit and lead you on a poetic and Orwellian journey into The Word Bank.
Excerpt / Part 3: "The Destruction Of Words" by Salena Godden
"If you want to keep a secret, you must also hide it from yourself, locked in solitary silence, this I tell myself. That once upon a word, in this town called nowadays, where bracken grew, smog thick, and thistles were few, where concrete and traffic spewed like metal spaghetti, between the roots of all evil, spoiling the view...."