How do I even begin to describe this man? I’ve known him for 24 years and he’s one of the most courageous people I’ve ever met. Lemn Sissay is one of the world’s finest poets. His work is embedded in the streets of Manchester and London. Apart from being an MBE, he was also my best man and Godfather to my first born. He’s crazy, wild and brilliant. He connects with people in a way that I have never seen anyone else do.
I hope you enjoy our little chat in a noisy pub in London:
and here he is on TED at the Houses of Parliament: