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“She is a black statue in a whitewashed wooden chair, a dilapidated board house, sitting still till dusk spreads her silk petticoat across the sagging sky and bats swarm into the evening’s canvas.”

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by Akpa Arinzechukwu

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The Mighty Dead

Remember

Read by Rosamund Pike
Remember - Christina Rossetti - Read by Rosamund Pike
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The Missing - Roger Robinson
Special Collection

The Poetry Archive’s World War Poetry Showcase is based on the collection put together for our national poetry recitation competition, Poetry by Heart, to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. Of course, there are plenty of anthologies…

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5 poems available

We are born to bring light / To honour the blessing of each moment / The gift of every life - Malika Ndlovu

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6 poems available

pared-down precision and scorching intensity - Helen Dunmore

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Frederick Tuckerman

B. 1821 D. 1873

1 poem available

Nor can I drop my lids, nor shade my brows, but there he stands beside the lifted sash. - Frederick Tuckerman 'An Upper Chamber In A Darkened House'

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Reid is a poet who lives on in the mind, becomes part of one's inner vocabulary. In every poetic generation that are not more than one or two like that. - The Poetry Review

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Charlotte Smith

B. 1749 D. 1806

2 poems available

Ah! why has happiness no second spring? Charlotte Smith

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I believe that in all diverse forms of artistic expression across all countries, there are some sensitivities in common. Esther Phillips

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