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Grey Girl - Sharon Olds
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Amaryllis Ode - Sharon Olds
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“Olds writes “poetry more faithful to the felt truth of reality than any prose could be.” – Richard Wakefield.

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Are words no more than waving, wavering flags? - 'The right word', Imtiaz Dharker

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A humanist - Tom Leonard
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‘O Tell Me the Truth’ - Connie Bensley
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Sham-Shack - Karin Schimke
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Essex Lion - Luke Wright
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What a pity - Sam Hunt
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Jordan

Read by Lavinia Greenlaw

Jordan - George Herbert - Read by Lavinia Greenlaw
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Checking Out Me History - John Agard
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The right word - Imtiaz Dharker
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