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Judith makes use of traditional poetic forms, including ballad and riddle. Some of the ...
Born in Donegal in Ireland, Matthew Sweeney was one of the most original poets writing ...
Phil reads in different ways to suit the rhythm and mood, from sing-song rhymes with ...
by John Agard
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Science and inventions
Explore the power of science, creativity and invention in this selection of poems.
Ted’s readings draw out the texture of his words, his rich Yorkshire accent helping to ...
Ted Hughes is Elvis Presley
by Ian McMillan
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The Chimney Boy’s Story
by Wes Magee
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The Romans in Britain
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by Laura Mucha
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There’s a great deal of variety in Wes’s work – you never know if you’re going to be ...
Who am I?
A collection of poems around the themes of identity, growing up, history and remembering.