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World Poetry Celebrates Wida Tausif.

Ariadne wrote:  World Poetry Café  Radio Show featured e-poet !

Wida Taursif whose peace poem was read on the show January 26th on CFRO, 100.FM! Wida has been a long time supporter of World Poetry and has had several winning  gift poems in the World Poetry Canada International Peace and Human Rights Festivals.

To hear the special show: CLICK HERE!




Wida Tausif : Wida’s second children’s fiction ‘Alien’s don’t belong on Earth” is getting published this year.   She has joined the Empowerment Women’s organization to promote women’s rights. Her poetry is supported by the Australian Times magazine where they published my poetry. She has her own column in the Indian sun, an Indian  magazine based in Australia. In this magazine she promotes Afghan artists and write about anything else that interests her. She is currently working on her adults non fiction “Life is beautiful”. She is also part of the immigrant and refugee coalition in her state Victoria, in Australia.

Create peace

Let your words speak for humanity,
let your actions fight for sanity.
Use weapons of love against humanity,
to end the tragedy.

Use fruitful words towards the enemy,
and you will find a piece of serenity,
let humanity have a brighter destiny,
let the earth be an eternity.

Remove the hatred from your blood,
to make peace with the enemy,
and let peace flourish,
in all the borders,
flowing in the bloods of humanity.

Let the crying children laugh,
let the wounded hearts heal,
let the world laugh.

Give love, give kindness,
and achieve peace.
Join the hands for the cause of peace,
to bid the war cease,
and let humanity live a life of ease.

Wida Tausif , (C) All rights reserved. Poem is property of the author.


World Poetry Celebrates Kevin Morris!

Ariadne’s Notes: On January 26, 1-2 pm,  on CFRO, 100.5 FM, the World Poetry Café Radio Show with producer and host, Ariadne Sawyer, co-host Neall Ryon, super tech Victor Schwartzman and special volunteer, Sharon Rowe  welcomed the poet Kevin Morris from England. He read his beautiful and profound poems on the show and talked about his life as a blind person and how it has influenced his poetry and senses. You can reach him at https://newauthoronline.com/

Also on the show was the music of Mike Jones and special e-poems by Wida  Taursif, Afghanistan, Australia   and Hongri Yuan from China.

To hear Kevin on the show: CLICK HERE!


Kevin Morris and Trigger Small








Kevin Morris was born in Liverpool (UK) on 6 January 1969.

Kevin lost the majority of his eyesight at 18-months-old due to a blood clot.

He is a braille user and has happy memories of leafing through “The Oxford Book of English Verse” and other poetry collections in the school library.

 Kevin read history and politics at University College Swansea and graduated with a BA (joint hons) and a MA in political theory.

In 1994 Kevin moved to London where he now lives and works. He began writing poetry in 2012. Most of Kevin’s poems can be found on his website, https://newauthoronline.com/ which also contains links to his published works.  His Twitter account:  https://twitter.com/drewdog2060

Much of Kevin’s poetry is inspired by the environment. He lives close to an historic park in the Upper Norwood/Crystal Palace area (a suburb of London). Upper Norwood derives it’s name from the Great North Wood and remains of the greenest parts of greater London.

Being visually impaired Kevin uses Job Access with Speech or JAWS software which converts text into speech and braille enabling him to use a standard Windows computer or laptop. You can also contact Kevin at: newauthoronline.wordpress.com


“On such a day, when the winter sun

Casts my shadow upon yonder wall,

It is difficult to recall

That all

This will, one day be done.

In future will some other one, sitting here, and seeing their shadow  fall

Upon this self-same wall,

Know that they may not forestall the  night

When dancing shadows are,

forever lost from sight.”

Kevin Morris (C) All rights reserved.

World Poetry Celebrates Special Events and Radio Guests April 27 & 29 and May 5th!

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Here are the upcoming events and the World Poetry Café Radio Show guests! Radio shows: Thursdays, April 28, CFRO 100.5 FM . Guests: Carla Evans and  Raoul Fernandez. 1-2 pm. Phone  poem from India Vani Pradeep for National Poetry Month. CLICK HERE!

May 5, guests:  Dr. Ajay Garg, poet in Hindi and English, author and Ehud Asherie,  jazz pianist on tour.

World Poetry New Westminster Celebrates National Poetry Month and Spring!, April 27th, 6:30-8:30 pm. New Westminster Public Library







April 29the Media Lab,  Richmond  Cultural Centre. Richmond, BC.


Rapping Afghan: an intimate evening of film, poetry and music”Friday April 29th    7:30 pm – 9:00pm, Richmond Media Lab,7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond BC Canada.Hosts: Ariadne Sawyer and Ying Wang.
First event of Cinevolution’s year around Media Cafe series and part of the national Asian Heritage Month activities, Rapping Afghan brings films, poetry and music together to highlight the Afghan art and culture.  Come with your art to this intimate evening of sharing and celebration.

Poetry by Wida Tausif and others. Need  musicians,  artists, readers in Farsi , poets in other languages. Please register: ariadnes@uniserve.ca.

The Street Wolves
Special Afghan Films: Rahmat Haidari’s film Street Wolves,  and  RAP Under the Skin of Afghanistan , a brand new film by Sharif Saedi

Event Partners: Cinevolution, http://www.cinevolutionmedia.com/
World Poetry, www.worldpoetry.ca VAHMS , https://explorasian.org/,  Richmond Media Lab http://www.richmond.ca/culture/cultural-centre/medialab/about.htm