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Historic recordings

Historic recordings

As well as our new recordings by contemporary poets, the Poetry Archive also contains historic recordings by poets from the past.

Hear famous voices from poetry's past.


Recently added poems

Walter de la Mare

Fare Well
Walter de la Mare
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Walter de la Mare

The Listeners
Walter de la Mare
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Andrew Motion

The Gardener
Andrew Motion
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Andrew Motion

The Discoveries...
Andrew Motion
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