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Artist and poet Barry Edgar Pilcher, age 69, poses for a photograph as he plays the saxophone on the Island of Inishfree in County Donegal May 1, 2012. Pilcher is the only inhabitant of the island on which he has lived for the past 20 years. He only leaves the island once a week to collect his pension and buy groceries on the mainland.     REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton (IRELAND - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY) - LM1E8520USK01

Poetry, music and film can all help us to cultivate moral imagination. Image: REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Elizabeth Reid Boyd
Senior Lecturer School of Arts and Humanities, Edith Cowan University
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