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In these challenging times we’ve curated a collection of poems which reflect different aspects of war, conflict and loss. Whilst highlighting the human cost of war by representing individual and shared grief, these poems affirm our collective humanity and speak…

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2 poems available

"One of our most promising young talents, Jay Bernard writes powerful and sensuous scenes from the metropolis: a teenager flies like a moth, a woman with scissors sings bees. Disturbing, joyous and always surprising.” – Pascale Petit.

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Poets have always written poems about love. We have put together a collection of recordings of some of the best classic love poems, introduced and read for you by today’s poets. From Elizabeth Barrett Browning asking “How do I love thee?” to Lord Byron declaring…

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8 poems available

Valerie Gillies writes like the wind and jinks like a hare in the fields of language - The Scotsman

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6 poems available

All books are merely delayed dust. - George Elliott Clarke

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3 poems available

Celebratory, mournful, critical and tender - Poetry London

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Walter Scott

B. 1771 D. 1832

1 poem available

The owl from the steeple sing, 'Welcome, proud lady.' - Walter Scott 'Proud Maisie'

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Anonymous is a well-known and prolific poet.

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A E Housman

B. 1859 D. 1936

3 poems available

The sum of things to be known is inexhaustible, and however long we read, we shall never come to the end of our story-book.

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4 poems available

Alison Brackenbury loves, lives, hymns and rhymes the natural world and its people like no other poet. Gillian Clark

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Christina Rossetti

B. 1830 D. 1894

9 poems available

Silence is more musical than any song. Christina Rossetti

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Wilfred Owen

B. 1893 D. 1918

4 poems available

My subject is War and the pity of War. The Poetry is in the pity. Wilfred Owen

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