Everyone who loves poetry knows how it boosts mind, body and soul in challenging times. This simple collection has been put together to bring a smile, we’ve chosen a range of celebratory, funny and joyous poems for you to enjoy.

Evidence - Wendy Cope
Not Yet My Mother - Owen Sheers
Library Ology - Benjamin Zephaniah
Sonnet - Robert Hass
April Rise - Laurie Lee
Car Wash - Colette Bryce