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Nits by Roger McGough from An Imaginary Menagerie
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Me – Whee by Mohammed Ali
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Ode to a Goldfish by Gyles Brandreth from The Children's Book: in aid of the Save the Children Famine in Africa Appeal
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Untitled by Victoria Wood, An Attempt at the Shortest Poem in the World by Gareth Owen, Good Taste by Adrian Mitchell and History by Steve Turner - all from The Big Book of Little Poems (eds) Roger McGough and Gyles Brandreth
Andre Deutsch Classics

Sonnet 71 by William Shakespeare from The Sonnets - Shakespeare
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To my Dear and Loving Husband by Anne Bradstreet from The Oxford Book of English Verse

The Sunne Rising by John Donne from The Chatto Book of Love Poetry

To John Donne by Michael Symmons Roberts from Corpus
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Words by Anne Sexton from Complete Poems
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No thank you, John by Christina Rosetti from Poems and Prose
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To My Mother by George Barker from Selected Poems
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Tarantella by Hilaire Belloc from Complete Verse
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Matilda by Hillaire Belloc from Complete Verse
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The Lungwash by Michael Symmons Roberts from Raising Sparks
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In the Studio by Charles Tomlinson from Radio Waves: poems celebrating the wireless
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