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These fine poems, written at different times and from a variety of perspectives, all look hard at the landscapes they enshrine. In doing so, they achieve (at least) two things at the same time. They honour the facts they preserve;…


T. S. Eliot

B. 1888 D. 1965

7 poems available

...the communication of the dead/is tongued with fire beyond the language of the living. - from Part 1 of 'Little Gidding', T. S. Eliot


18 poems available

...if poetry is a method of approaching truths, and each of us with a human soul and 'a tongue in oor heids' can make an approach toward a truth, poetry is inherently democratic. - Kathleen Jamie

Frog Spring - Valerie Gillies
The Glen - Kathleen Jamie
May-Time - Stephen Romer
Collects for Lent - Stephen Romer
The Mighty Dead
A Shropshire Lad II: Loveliest of trees, the cherry now - A E Housman - Read by Alan Brownjohn
The Mighty Dead
Sonnet Written at the Close of Spring - Charlotte Smith - Read by Denise Riley
Late February - Ted Kooser
The Waste Land Part I – The Burial of the Dead - T. S. Eliot