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Jacob’s poems are interested in everything – there’s no telling where we’ll be taken, ...

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Although many of Joan’s poems are in free verse, you can hear that they still use ...

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You will hear that John reads with quite a serious tone, even for the humorous poems – ...

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John’s poems sway and sing with the sounds and rhythms of his childhood in Trinidad and ...

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Joseph grew up in Roehampton on the outskirts of London. Living in a tower block and ...

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Mandy’s poems are filled with joy and delight and often explore and mirror the ...

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Born in Donegal in Ireland, Matthew Sweeney was one of the most original poets writing ...

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Miss Flotsam

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Picnic

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Playgrounds

1:17 listening time

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