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The Mighty Dead

Wild Nights

Read by Helen Mirren

Wild Nights - Emily Dickinson - Read by Helen Mirren
The Mighty Dead

To His Coy Mistress

Read by Patrick Stewart

To His Coy Mistress - Andrew Marvell - Read by Patrick Stewart
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Girlfriends - Ella Duffy
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Freddy’s Revenge - Richard Osmond
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Investing in Mannequins - Holly Hopkins
Poet

3 poems available

"So what if a piece of wood discovers it’s a violin..." - Arthur Rimbaud

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Ode to the Hymen - Sharon Olds
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6 poems available

All books are merely delayed dust. - George Elliott Clarke

Poet

5 poems available

Bergin's perceptions are sharp, her senses of history, community, and relationships deep and acute, and her technical control over language and form is assured and graceful - Tower Poetry

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D. H. Lawrence

B. 1885 D. 1930

1 poem available

Not every man has gentians in his house in Soft September, at slow, Sad Michaelmas. - D.H. Lawrence 'Bavarian Gentians'

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Walt Whitman

B. 1819 D. 1892

4 poems available

And my heart, O my soldiers, my veterans, my heart gives you love. - Walt Whitman 'Dirge For Two Veterans'

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4 poems available

Poetry is the most elemental of the written arts.

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