National Poetry Day 2020

National Poetry Day was founded in 1994 by the charity Forward Arts Foundation as an annual celebration that inspires people throughout the UK to enjoy, discover and share poems. Everyone is invited to join in and this year’s them is ‘Vision’.

We have collected some truly visionary poets and poems here, full of imagery for you to enjoy as the pictures in these words play through your mind. Listen, explore and enjoy below.

Vertigo - Christian Campbell
On Nurses - Roger Robinson
The Sari - Moniza Alvi
Cumbria - Jane Yeh
Rubaiyat - Mimi Khalvati
Animals - John Burnside
The Pull of Birds - Olive Senior
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