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Angel - Joelle Taylor
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4 poems available

'To write a poem as a working-class woman is an act of courage, of resistance. To perform it is a revolution' – Joelle Tayor

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Thanksgiving - Rachel Long
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Hotel Art, Barcelona - Rachel Long
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Blowing Smoke - Nii Ayikwei Parkes
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6 poems available

“The ability of writers to imagine what is not the self, to familiarize the strange and mystify the familiar, is the test of their power. -Toni Morrison ”

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“I myself am bored / of fig leaves, of shames / I did not choose” – from ‘About Ana’

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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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