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The Mighty Dead
Is it thy will thy image should keep open (Sonnet 61) - William Shakespeare - Read by Simon Callow
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Ulysses

Read by Simon Russell Beale

Ulysses - Alfred Tennyson - Read by Simon Russell Beale
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Weary with Toil (Sonnet 27) - William Shakespeare - Read by Rosamund Pike
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W. H. Davies

B. 1871 D. 1940

1 poem available

And I could see that child's one eye which seemed to laugh, and say with glee: 'what caused my death you'll never know, perhaps my mother murdered me.' - W.H. Davies - 'The Inquest'

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Robert Browning

B. 1812 D. 1889

5 poems available

God is the perfect poet.

Poet

5 poems available

For it to exist in the real world, my work has to be bigger than myself.

Poet

7 poems available

Poetry matters because it is a tool for helping us to discover who we are. As individuals, as Caribbean peoples, as citizens of the world. Olive Senior

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Good poetry is like effective prayer, it feeds the human spirit, it nourishes, it puts us in touch with forces far greater than ourselves. Lorna Goodison

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Gwendolyn Brooks

B. 1917 D. 2000

7 poems available

I know that the Black emphasis must be not against white but FOR Black. . . Gwendolyn Brooks

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She turns the colour of the morning air - Lavinia Greenlaw
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At the Halle - Bernard O’Donoghue
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Politeness - Connie Bensley
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