• shareshare
  • link
  • cite
  • add
Research data . Sound . 2022

Voices of the Street: Empty Inside

Angel Gates; Peter Thompson; Am Johal; Melissa Roach; Paige Smith; Kathy Feng; Alyha Bardi; +2 Authors
Open Access
Published: 15 Mar 2022
Country: Canada

Content Warning: The stories in this series deal with difficult and sometimes traumatic topics. Please practice self care, stop listening, and seek help if you need to. Scroll down to find links to available supports. Storyteller, actor and activist Angel Gates invites Megaphone author Peter Thompson into conversation about his poem, “Empty Inside.” Peter’s piece, published in the 2021 Voices of the Street anthology, is a poetic contemplation of loneliness and isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic. They discuss feelings of anxiety and longing for simple connection and interaction during lockdown. Peter also speaks to the devastating wildfire, fueled by climate change, that burned his hometown of Lytton, BC in the summer of 2021.

Related Organizations
Related to Research communities