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Reading at the Yawkey Center, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, 4th October 2012

The brand new Yawkey Center of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is impressive. The architects consulted with staff, visitors and patients to create an ‘environment designed from the ground up to foster healing and maximize patient safety and comfort’. There is really wonderful art (350 pieces – some especially commissioned, some on loan from the Museum of… Continue reading Reading at the Yawkey Center, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, 4th October 2012

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Flying west

Yesterday evening I crossed the Atlantic, into the setting sun. Seven hours of dusk. I have come to Boston to talk and read poems at the Blum Resource Center of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute on Thursday 4 October. This is such a privilege. Here is something about the Dana-Farber: Dana-Farber employs more than 3,680 people.… Continue reading Flying west