The Voices of the Survivors
Grenfell Tower: The Priest
Grenfell Tower: The Fire Fighter
Grenfell Tower - Poetry as a Response to Tragedy
In June 2017, a fire swept through a public housing tower in London.
Over 60 people lost their lives.
The local community was devastated by the fire and found a variety of ways to express their emotions about the tragedy.
For some, poetry and song has given them a way to share their experiences and deliver a powerful message about the loss of lives.
Grenfell Tower: The Poet
Full text - Grenfell Tower, June 2017
What is a Eulogy?
Ben Okri's poem has been described as a eulogy to the residents of the Tower who lost their lives. Do you agree?
- A eulogy poem is a dedication to the deceased from a family member or close friend. You can recite the eulogy poem at the funeral service or publish the poem in the funeral program.