A Poetry Archive recording by

Wendy Cope

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These poems come from a special recording for the Poetry Archive:

  • 1 -
    "An Attempt at Unrhymed Verse"

  • 2 -
    "From Strugnell's Sonnets: The expense of spirits is a crying shame..."

  • 3 -
    "God and The Jolly Bored Bog-Mouse "

  • 4 -

  • 5 -
    "Waste Land Limericks "

  • 6 -
    "A Policeman's Lot "

  • 7 -
    "Reading Scheme"

  • 8 -
    "A Nursery Rhyme as it might have been written by William Wordsworth"

  • 9 -
    "A Nursery Rhyme as it might have been written by T. S. Eliot"

  • 10 -
    "Rondeau Redoublé "

  • 11 -
    "My Lover"

  • 12 -
    "Tich Miller "

  • 13 -

  • 14 -
    "Defining the Problem "

  • 15 -
    "Loss "

  • 16 -
    "Some More Light Verse "

  • 17 -
    "Favourite "

  • 18 -
    "Another Unfortunate Choice "

  • 19 -
    "A Christmas Poem "

  • 20 -
    "Kindness to Animals "

  • 21 -
    "Names "

  • 22 -
    "The Uncertainty of the Poet "

  • 23 -
    "In The Rhine Valley "

  • 24 -
    "After the Lunch "

  • 25 -
    "Nine-line Triolet "

  • 26 -
    "Valentine "

  • 27 -
    "Leaving "

  • 28 -
    "Bloody Men "

  • 29 -
    "As Sweet "

  • 30 -

  • 31 -
    "By The Round Pond "

  • 32 -
    "Haiku: Looking Out of the Back Bedroom Window without My Glasses"

  • 33 -
    "Timekeeping "

  • 34 -
    "30th December "

  • 35 -
    "Differences of Opinion (i) He Tells Her "

  • 36 -
    "Differences of Opinion (ii) Your Mother Knows (unpublished)"

  • 37 -
    "The Sitter "

  • 38 -
    "Les Vacances "

  • 39 -
    "Being Boring"

  • 40 -

  • 41 -
    "Spared"

  • 42 -
    "An Anniversary Poem"

  • 43 -
    "The Month of May"


Extras

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  • Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis, Faber & Faber, 1986
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  • Twiddling Your Thumbs (for children), Faber & Faber, 1988
  • Is That the New Moon (editor), Harper Collins, 1989 (new ed. 2002)
  • The River Girl (for children), Faber & Faber, 1991
  • Serious Concerns, Faber & Faber, 1992
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  • The Orchard Book of Funny Poems (editor), Orchard, 1993
  • Two Cures for Love, Audio Cassette, Faber & Faber, 1994 - no longer available
  • Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis, Audio Cassette, Faber & Faber/Penguin, 1996 - no longer available
  • Serious Concerns, Audio Cassette, Faber & Faber/Penguin. 1996 - no longer available
  • The Funny Side: 101 Humorous Poems (editor), Faber & Faber, 1998
  • The Faber Book of Bedtime Stories (editor), Faber & Faber, 1999
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  • Big Orchard Book of Funny Poems (editor), Orchard, 2000
  • If I Don't Know, Faber & Faber, 2001
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  • Heaven on Earth: 101 Happy Poems (editor), Faber & Faber, 2001
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  • If I Don't Know, audio cassette, Faber & Faber/Penguin, 2001 - no longer available
  • George Herbert: Verse and Prose (editor), SPCK, 2003
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  • Wendy Cope reading her poems, CD, The Poetry Archive, 2006
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  • Two Cures for Love: Selected Poems 1979-2006, Faber 2009
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  • Family Values, Faber and Faber, 2011
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