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The Mighty Dead

Ulysses

Read by Simon Russell Beale

Ulysses - Alfred Tennyson - Read by Simon Russell Beale
The Mighty Dead

Love’s Philosophy

Read by Keira Knightley

Love’s Philosophy - Percy Bysshe Shelley - Read by Keira Knightley
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8 poems available

A poem is not its words, but the ringing it leaves behind.

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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

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7 poems available

'pizzazz, wit and - astonishing at his age - both technical assurance and a genuinely integrated humanity' -- Fiona Sampson

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7 poems available

'the sky is a reservoir of wrong-headed questions'. Jack Underwood

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7 poems available

A unique and extraordinary body of work. -- Frances Leviston

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Walt Whitman

B. 1819 D. 1892

4 poems available

And my heart, O my soldiers, my veterans, my heart gives you love. - Walt Whitman 'Dirge For Two Veterans'

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Amy Levy

B. 1861 D. 1889

1 poem available

Dear Friend, you must not deem me light if, as I lie and muse to-night, I give a smile and not a sigh to thoughts of our Philosophy. - Amy Levy, 'Philosophy'

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Joanna Baillie

B. 1762 D. 1851

1 poem available

Go to thy little senseless play; thou dost not heed my lay. - Joanna Baillie 'A Mother To Her Waking Infant'

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4 poems available

What we cannot speak about we must

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7 poems available

The composition stage of the poem is not finished until I am satisfied with how the poem works in the mouth and in the ear as well as in relation to its imagery and its meaning.

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