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A tour of the Archive with Julia Copus

I've avoided poems that other writers here have recommended, but which otherwise would certainly have been on my...

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Enjoy new recordings of classic poems from the past read by contemporary poets

A Song of a Young Lady...

John Wilmot Earl of Rochester

read by Alan Brownjohn

The Show

Wilfred Owen

read by Simon Armitage