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5 poems available

Strands of autobiography, a deeply sensuous ecology of place, historical narratives; the inner world of imagination and the often difficult realities of the postcolonial nation are interwoven in McWatt's bold but carefully worked out architecture. Peepal Tree

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Robert Frost

B. 1874 D. 1963

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. Robert Frost

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10 poems available

My poems are the product of a relationship between a side of my mind which is conscious, alert, educated and manipulative, and a side which is as murky as a primaeval swamp. - Andrew Motion

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Absolute September - Mary Jo Salter
The Mighty Dead
There’s a certain Slant of light - Emily Dickinson - Read by Kei Miller
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A Receipt to Cure the Vapours - Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - Read by Denise Riley
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Sonnet: On Being Cautioned Against Walking on a Headland Overlooking the Sea, Because It Was Frequented by a Lunatic - Charlotte Smith - Read by Denise Riley
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So We’ll Go No More a Roving

Read by Andrew Greig

So We’ll Go No More a Roving - Lord Byron - Read by Andrew Greig
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The Darkling Thrush

Read by Lawrence Sail

The Darkling Thrush - Thomas Hardy - Read by Lawrence Sail
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Dover Beach

Read by Alan Brownjohn

Dover Beach - Matthew Arnold - Read by Alan Brownjohn
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Ode on Melancholy

Read by Andrew Motion

Ode on Melancholy - John Keats - Read by Andrew Motion
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Ode to a Nightingale

Read by Andrew Motion

Ode to a Nightingale - John Keats - Read by Andrew Motion
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