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by Joseph Fasano

Sea Canes - Derek Walcott
The Mighty Dead


Read by Simon Russell Beale

Ulysses - Alfred Tennyson - Read by Simon Russell Beale

Derek Walcott

B. 1930 D. 2017

2 poems available

“What's poetry, if it's worth its salt, / but a phrase men can pass from hand to mouth?”

Love Song, 31st July - Richard Osmond

2 poems available

"One of our most promising young talents, Jay Bernard writes powerful and sensuous scenes from the metropolis: a teenager flies like a moth, a woman with scissors sings bees. Disturbing, joyous and always surprising.” – Pascale Petit.


3 poems available

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


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!


Alasdair Gray

B. 1934 D. 2019

9 poems available

Work as if you live in the early days of a better world -- Alasdair Gray via Dennis Lee


8 poems available

Valerie Gillies writes like the wind and jinks like a hare in the fields of language - The Scotsman


Sarah Howe

B. 1983

4 poems available

Rich and fierce, Sarah Howe's poems are alive to the complex stories and voices that cohere around objects, family and place. . . surprising and moving. . . - EDMUND DE WAAL


Tom Pow

B. 1950

5 poems available

Once this poem is finished, you may find me/both taking and giving breath, wherever I can.' Tom Pow,' 'The Bar at the Well of Love'