Kate Tempest webchat – your questions answered on Jung, dog chat, and why poetry speaks to us all 


The poet and rapper talked about connecting with audiences, sexuality and the search for inspiration

Enjoyed your gig in Bristol. Listening to you I found myself thinking of William Blake and London mysticism and London radicalism. Does that chime with you?

Yes. William Blake is a huge part of my daily life. I find his work integral. And I go and visit his paintings in the room where they are exhibited in the Tate as often as I can. I read him all the time. There is something to be said for London mysticism, that definitely has its hands on me – I can feel it. It’s definitely a mystical environment for me – there’s a strong current coursing at all times [ . . . ]

Read from the Full Webchat at: Kate Tempest webchat – your questions answered on Jung, dog chat, and why poetry speaks to us all | Stage | The Guardian

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