Young Love by Beth Calverley

Artform: Spoken Word

Written during Beth’s time as Poet in Residence at South Bristol Community Hospital and published in ‘These Are The Hands’. ‘Young Love’ is a fictionalised story inspired by the patient’s Beth has worked with who have experienced a stroke and their loved ones. Emotionally moving, the poem is a Golden Shovel, meaning that each line of the poem ends with a word of a line by another writer.