Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen (b. 1946) says he became a children's poet by accident - "I thought I was being an ironic adult... read more
  • Wrong

  • Going Through the Old Photos

  • Thirty Two Lengths

  • Boy Friends

  • Where Does the Bounce Come Fro...

  • Over My Toes

  • The Seagulls

  • The Book

  • Alligator Problem

  • Air

  • The Great Big Hole

  • In The Colonie (an extract: 60...

  • In The Colonie (an extract: 38...

  • In The Colonie (an extract: 34...

  • Riding Down to Boxland

  • My Friend Elsie

  • Yesterday

  • The News

  • Three Limericks

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Marianne Moore

Marianne Moore

Marianne Moore (1887-1972) was a major Modernist innovator... more

Richard Murphy

Richard Murphy has been called a poet of two traditions,... more

Glyn Maxwell

Glyn Maxwell

Born in Welwyn Garden City, England, to Welsh parents in... more

Makhosazana Xaba

Makhosazana (Khosi) Xaba’s poetry, fiction and academic... more

Michael Longley

Michael Longley (b.1939, Belfast) is a central figure in... more

Justin Quinn

Justin Quinn’s poems are formal in the very best sense,... more

Steve Ellis

Born in York in 1952, Steve Ellis has published three... more

Clive Wilmer

Clive Wilmer's first collection of poems, The Dwelling-... more

Sue Hubbard

Richly visual and with an eye for the telling detail, Sue... more

Tim Liardet

Tim Liardet was born in London in 1959 and educated at the... more

Mary Jo Salter

Mary Jo Salter describes herself as a ‘particularly formal... more

Laurence Lerner

Witty and warm, expressed in musical but plain language,... more

Historic recordings

Recordings by historic voices from poetry's past