Not sure where to start? Who to listen to? What to read? The links below will help you - simply search below using names or key words to explore all our poetry recordings, texts, interviews and a huge range of other materials.

Search & Filter
Type
Theme
Glossary
Region London

22 results

Sort by:

Poet

3 poems available

Tempest has forged her own voice, unlike anything else in the mainstream poetry world. The Independent

Poet

Charlotte Smith

B. 1749 D. 1806

2 poems available

Ah! why has happiness no second spring? Charlotte Smith

Poet

Alexander Pope

B. 1688 D. 1744

3 poems available

And die of nothing but a rage to live

Poet

4 poems available

Syntactically complex, discursive, lyrically rich, yet threaded through with a demotic swagger - Gerard Woodward

Poet

Edward Thomas

B. 1878 D. 1917

7 poems available

The simple lack / Of her is more to me / Than others' presence. Edward Thomas, 'The Unknown'

Poet

Christina Rossetti

B. 1830 D. 1894

6 poems available

Silence is more musical than any song. Christina Rossetti

Poet

Robert Browning

B. 1812 D. 1889

5 poems available

God is the perfect poet.

Poet

Ruth Pitter

B. 1897 D. 1992

1 poem available

I have tried to be faithful to delight... - Ruth Pitter

Poet

John Betjeman

B. 1906 D. 1984

2 poems available

Now if the harvest is over / And the world cold / Give me the bonus of laughter / As I lose hold. - 'A Nip in the Air', John Betjeman

Poet

Kathleen Raine

B. 1908 D. 2003

4 poems available

Young or old / What was I but the story told / By an unageing one? (Kathleen Raine, from 'Ah, many, many are the dead...')

Poet

Adrian Mitchell

B. 1932 D. 2008

6 poems available

A voice as welcome as Lear's fool... Humour that can stick deep and stay funny. - Ted Hughes

Poem
from Silent Highway: section 4, ‘Uncle Rufus’ - Anthony Howell
Close