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Poetry Please

The Darkling Thrush by Thomas Hardy from Thomas Hardy - A Critical Selection of His Finest Poetry
Oxford University Press

Radio by A S J Tessimond from Voices in a Giant City
William Heinemann

For the sake of delight by Osip Mendelshtam (tr) James Greene, from Selected Poems
Penguin 20th Century Classics

The Lake Isle of Innisfree by W B Yeats from Yeats: Poems
Everyman's Library Pocket Poets

Why Brownlee Left by Paul Muldoon from New Selected Poems
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I will be arriving next Thursday in My Wedding Dress by Selima Hill from her book Violet
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To His Lost Lover by Simon Armitage from Book of Matches
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Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost from The Poetry of Robert Frost
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Legacy by Christopher Morley from Reflections on a Gift of Watermelon Pickle
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If I should ever ... by Edward Thomas from The Collected Poems and War Diary, 1917
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Old Shepherd's Prayer by Charlotte Mew from Collected Poems and Prose
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The Leaden Echo/The Golden Echo by Gerard Manley Hopkins from Hopkins Poems and Prose
Everyman's Pocket Poets

somewhere I have never travelled gladly beyond by e e cummings from complete poems 1904-1962
Liveright

Innocence by Patrick Kavanagh from The Rattle Bag: an Anthology of Poetry
Faber & Faber

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