Our archives have lots of poetry for you to explore and discover. You can get started by looking for your favourite poem using the search bar below, or by having a look through our list of poets, collections and interviews.
by Allan Ahlberg
1:35 listening time
Among Rachel Rooney’s poems you’ll find riddles and puzzles, strange stories, ...
by Michael Rosen
1:04 listening time
Roald Dahl (1916-1990) is one of the most successful children's writers in the world: ...
Robert’s poems represent a wide range of themes and forms, including re-telling stories ...
Roger’s poems have a brilliant knack for taking things we recognise – places, people, ...
by Steven Camden
2:03 listening time
by Grace Nichols
1:51 listening time
by Philip Gross
0:49 listening time
by Robert Hull
0:33 listening time
Here are two of Spike's best-known nonsense rhymes, delivered in his distinctive piping ...