Finchley poet meets Benjamin Zephaniah

Benjamin Zephaniah with Keir Yansen

Benjamin Zephaniah with Keir Yansen

First published in News This Is Local London: Photograph of the Author by , Chief Reporter

A world-famous poet passed down pearls of wisdom to a student who hopes to follow in his footsteps.

Keir Yansen, who lives in Finchley, sat down with world renowned poet Benjamin Zephaniah to ask for tips on how to achieve his dream.

Keir, a former Brunel University student, is soon due to publish a book of poems and has performed at poetry slams across London.

Zephaniah praised his achievements when they met and encouraged him to continue on his journey.

To view Mr Yansen's latest work, The Colour Black, click here.

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