Last year MPT Magazine published a brilliant edition wholly dedicated to children’s poetry (Number 2, 2015), titled I Wish…

It was one of my personal highlights of the last twelve months.

Here is a Soundcloud recording of Michael Rosen in conversation with Russian poet Marina Boroditskaya, chaired by Sasha Dugdale, about how poetry is used and presented in current curricular orders in England.

It is provocative and political, funny and sad, all at once.

Make yourself a large pot of coffee and enjoy.