Old Tongue by Jackie Kay About this poet

Jackie Kay reads her own poem recalling the dialect of childhood and home.

EMC activities on National Poetry Day 2018 – Change

Length: 1:31m   Topics: National Poetry Day 2018 – Change, Language, Home, Identity,
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Anna Hall | 22 January 2010

I’ve wanted to hear Jackie Kay reading her poem ‘Old Tongue ’ for
years- absolutely brilliant. I shall enjoy visiting and revisiting
for this poem alone but I am sure there will be many more.


Tilly | 23 August 2010

What a wonderful, eloquent woman. (Comment submitted to the Poetry Station’s YouTube site.)


macd43 | 1 October 2010

Never heard this before, loved it! Teesh!!!  Keep the Scots tongue alive.


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