Category: entertainment

entertainment, spoken word

Pantun Wajib – A Poem (with translations)

‘Pantun Wajib’ means ‘Compulsory Poem’, in reference to the tradition of concluding speeches with pantun. If you’re unfamiliar with the term or form, a pantun is somewhat like a ruba’i but with an ABAB rhyming scheme. I’ve always wanted to write some when I find an appropriate subject matter, then I realised that there’s plenty …

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The Priests – An Interview

This is one of my favourite entertainment pieces. I remember how easily this one came because I feel so profoundly moved by their music and from speaking to Father Martin. This is also probably my last entertainment pieces before I went over to the news desk. L-R: Father David Delargy, Father Eugene O’Hagan and Father …

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