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Sea Canes - Derek Walcott
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God’s Grandeur

Read by Simon Russell Beale
God’s Grandeur - Gerard Manley Hopkins - Read by Simon Russell Beale
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Surge 3 - Jay Bernard
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Edgar Allan Poe

B. 1809 D. 1849

2 poems available

Edgar Allan Poe was born in 1809, the son of poverty-stricken actors. His father died from consumption; soon afterwards, his English mother, who in her time had played Juliet, Ophelia and a range of Shakespearian leading roles, died and left…

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Ogden Nash

B. 1902 D. 1971

2 poems available

Ogden Nash ( 1902-1971) was a master, perhaps the 20th Century master, of light verse whose continuing popularity shows that the term ‘light’ is not incompatible with long-lasting. He was born in Rye, New York, but as a child moved…

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The Universal Life - Ethel Carnie Holdsworth
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Why - Ethel Carnie Holdsworth
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We Wear the Mask

Read by David Yezzi
We Wear the Mask - Paul Laurence Dunbar - Read by David Yezzi
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The Passionate Shepherd to His Love - Christopher Marlowe - Read by Andrew Motion
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Annabel Lee

Read by David Yezzi
Annabel Lee - Edgar Allan Poe - Read by David Yezzi
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King Bee Blues - George Elliott Clarke
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Fare Well

Read by Maurice Riordan
Fare Well - Walter de la Mare - Read by Maurice Riordan
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