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Join acclaimed poet Jo Shapcott in her Welsh retreat as she talks about the pleasures of science and music that inform her work - and the importance of getting up early to write!

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2 poems available

I write because my ink must flow like blood. The written must be spoken. Patience Agbabi

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5 poems available

Strands of autobiography, a deeply sensuous ecology of place, historical narratives; the inner world of imagination and the often difficult realities of the postcolonial nation are interwoven in McWatt's bold but carefully worked out architecture. Peepal Tree

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Ted Hughes

B. 1930 D. 1998

3 poems available

Poetry is the voice of spirit and imagination and all that is potential, as well as of the healing benevolence that used to be the privilege of the gods. - Ted Hughes

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Vocation - Alasdair Gray
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The Discoveries of Geography - Andrew Motion
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Reading the Bones - John Whitworth
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The Full Indian Rope Trick - Colette Bryce
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The Poetry Bug - Colette Bryce
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Shark Song - Alan Jenkins
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Events with Parked Cars - Charles Boyle
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A Shrunken Head - Frances Leviston
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