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A Flying Song - Adrian Mitchell
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The Clapham Elephants - PJ Kavanagh
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Life Is a Walk Across a Field - Adrian Mitchell
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Playground - Adrian Mitchell
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Four Morbid Songs – an extract - Peter Goldsworthy
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Elephant Eternity - Adrian Mitchell
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Hard Water - Jean Sprackland
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You Were Wearing Blue - Tom Raworth
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Billie Holiday - Alison Croggon
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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