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Jacob’s poems are interested in everything – there’s no telling where we’ll be taken, ...
You will hear that John reads with quite a serious tone, even for the humorous poems – ...
John’s poems sway and sing with the sounds and rhythms of his childhood in Trinidad and ...
Rhythm is at the heart of the ways in which John grabs us and brings us along as he ...
Just for fun!
A selection of wacky, wonderful and whimsical poems all designed to make you smile.
Kit uses rhythm and rhyme as well as assonance and alliteration to create poems that ...
Before she became a writer, Laura studied psychology and philosophy and worked as a ...
by Dennis Lee
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Magical and Mystical
Magical, mystical poems, with spooky spirits, witches and wizards.
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My Face is a Map
by Jackie Kay
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National Poetry Day 2019: Truth Collection
How can you know if something is true or not? To celebrate National Poetry Day's theme ...