Lesson plans

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

Ozymandias

Percy Bysshe Shelley

read by Kit Wright

Safe in their Alabaster...

Emily Dickinson

read by Kei Miller

The Poetry Archive’s vision is to acquire and make recordings of contemporary English-language poets reading their own work, collect and preserve recordings of great poets from the past, and make extracts from all these recordings available free of charge.