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King Lear in Respite Care - Margaret Atwood
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I, Too - Langston Hughes
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Ave Atque Vale - Michael Hamburger
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A Flying Song - Adrian Mitchell
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Life Is a Walk Across a Field - Adrian Mitchell
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William Blake says: Everything that Lives is Holy - Adrian Mitchell
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Elephant Eternity - Adrian Mitchell
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Hard Water - Jean Sprackland
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The Shout - Simon Armitage
Interview

In this interview Adrian Mitchell, the UK's alternative Poet Laureate makes a passionate argument for the necessity of poetry. He also discusses how he gets ideas for his poems, where he writes them and for whom, (and why you should be careful what you say on the bus!)

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