Gyles and Aphra Brandreth speak to Dominican poet Anella D Shillingford. Anella is a poet and educator, teaching English Literature and History to Dominican students. In this episode Anella describes how her love for poetry and the arts developed growing up in the small but vibrant country of Dominica. Anella has published collections of her poetry with Bonfire in 2019 and Of Rivers and Oceans in 2022. Her poetry explores themes of longing, familial love and healing. In this episode Anella reads: My Sister & I Are Picking Mangoes by Celia Sorhaindo, Self-Love, To the Woman I Never Met, She is Magic, and Records, all by Anella D. Shillingford.