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

Tichborne's Elegy

Chidiock Tichborne

read by Jean Sprackland

Returning, We Hear the...

Isaac Rosenberg

read by Andrew Motion

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.