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Christopher Logue

B. 1926 D. 2011

1 poem available

Poetry cannot be defined, only experienced. - Christopher Logue

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George Mackay Brown

B. 1921 D. 1996

5 poems available

The essence of Orkney's magic is silence, loneliness and the deep marvellous rhythms of sea and land, darkness and light. - George Mackay Brown

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Kathleen Raine

B. 1908 D. 2003

4 poems available

Young or old / What was I but the story told / By an unageing one? (Kathleen Raine, from 'Ah, many, many are the dead...')

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The Wise Farmer - Tom Pow
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Poundland - Simon Armitage
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The National Trust - Laurence Lerner
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Do Not Expect Again A Phoenix Hour - C. Day Lewis
The Mighty Dead

Don Juan (extract)

Read by Fleur Adcock

Don Juan (extract) - Lord Byron - Read by Fleur Adcock
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Memorial - Alice Oswald
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Extract from The 5th Horseman of the Apocalypse - John Fairfax
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The Ballad of Donna Quixote - Jan Kemp
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Dante’s ‘heaven’ - Jan Kemp
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