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1 August 2015
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When you think of war poetry, you’re usually drawn to the literary icons of the early 20th Century. To John McCrae’s young soldiers...
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In my daily blog last May, I posted a peice which was headed: Cabinet Minister Chris Huhne and the Convent-Raised Comedian in which comedienne...
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It's a Wednesday night in early January and as George Frakes takes to the stage of this cosy north London boozer, clad in a mishmash of...
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Whisky, Dancing & Haggis: It's Burns Night
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Happy Birthday Robert Burns! Yes it’s that time of year where we toast Scotland’s national poet with whisky, dancing and er, haggis....
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A series of events will take place across Scotland today to celebrate the birthday of Robert Burns. Traditional Burns Suppers, poetry...
WATCH: James Franco's Unintentionally Hilarious Inauguration Poem
Oh, dear. Actor James Franco's poem wot he wrote to mark Barack Obama's inauguration - 'Obama In Asheville' - has hit the internet. And...
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The Dylan Thomas Centre is located about ten minutes walk from the wide-stretched Swansea bay where the colours of sunset leak into the...
LISTEN: Poetry's Big Night - The TS Eliot Prize Readings
This week, Sharon Olds won the TS Eliot Prize - the biggest award for poetry in the UK - with her stunning collection 'Stag's Leap' (read...
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This is poetry to entertain the everyman enthusiast and win over the cynics. If any contemporary collection is going to convince the disbeliever...
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A collection of poems about the end of a marriage has won this year's TS Eliot Prize. Sharon Olds, 70, penned Stag's Leap after her husband...
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