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Clive James

B. 1939 D. 2019

4 poems available

Clive James (b. 1939, Sydney) is well known to UK audiences for work throughout the cultural sphere. His career as a poet continued alongside work that is, perhaps, more high-profile – he was the author of more than thirty books,…

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Thom Gunn

B. 1929 D. 2004

3 poems available

Thom Gunn (1929-2004) was a poet whose work thrives on contrast and contradiction: English tradition and American idiom; strict form and free verse; intellectual discipline and physical hedonism are all held in balance in his risk-taking poetry. Gunn was born…

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Aspens

Read by Helen Thomas
Aspens - Edward Thomas - Read by Helen Thomas
Poem

Tall Nettles

Read by Helen Thomas
Tall Nettles - Edward Thomas - Read by Helen Thomas
The Mighty Dead

Sonnet 116

Read by Gillian Clarke
Sonnet 116 - William Shakespeare - Read by Gillian Clarke
Poem
Two - Don Paterson
Poem
Dog Days - John Whitworth
The Mighty Dead
Tell Me Not Here, It Needs Not Saying - A E Housman - Read by Andrew Motion
The Mighty Dead

Adlestrop

Read by James Fenton
Adlestrop - Edward Thomas - Read by James Fenton
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Luing - Don Paterson
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