Index

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Abse, Dannie
Peachstone
Public Library
Song of a Hebrew

AI
Box of Light

Akhmatova, Anna
From “Requiem”

Aldrich, Henry
A Catch

Amis, Kingsley
Beowulf
A Note on Wyatt
Oligodora
Shitty
Something Nasty in the Bookshop
Wasted

Ammons, A R
Mission

Amoore, Susannah
At the End of April
Dawn in West Hampstead
Late Afternoon in Autumn
Long Sight
Trees
An Upstairs Kitchen

Anderson, Ian
Life’s a Long Song

Angelou, Maya
Arrival
Changing
Come. And be my baby.
Late October
Phenomenal Woman
Remembering
Still I Rise
This Winter Day
To a Man
We Saw Beyond Our Seeming

Anon
Adam lay ibounden
Age, not to be rejected
As Dewe in Aprille
From “Beowulf”
The Bonny Bunch of Roses
A Brisk Young Sailor
Came Ye o’er frae France
Care away away away
The common cormorant or shag
The Corpus Christi Carol
The Cuckoo
The Faking Boy
For want of a nail
Gaudete
Grendel Strikes
The Hart loves the high wood
High Germany
From “Hughie the Graeme”
I once loved a lass
The Life of a Man
Little Britain
Lord Lovel
The Lyke-Wake Dirge
My Love in her attire doth shew her wit
On Francis Drake
Oranges and Lemons
Psalm 23
Psalm 146
The Queen of Hearts
A religious Use of taking Tobacco
Season Song
She Moved Through the Fair
The Silver Swan
From “Sir Gawayn and þe Grene Knyȝt”
From “Sir Patrick Spens”
The Snow it Melts the Soonest
Somer is i-comen in
From “The Song of Solomon”
From “The Song of Solomon”
This World’s Joy
From “Thomas the Rhymer”
The Twa Corbies
The Unquiet Grave
Wade in the Water
Westron Wynde
The White Cockade
Who Killed Cock Robin?


Armitage, Simon

Homework
I Kicked a Mushroom
Lockdown
Resistance
October
Poor Old Soul

Arnold, George
Expression

Arnold, Matthew
Dover Beach
The Last Word
A Nameless Epitaph
The Progress of Poesy
From “Rugby Chapel”

Atwood, Margaret
From “Dearly”

Auden, WH
Autumn Song
Carry her over the water
Domesday Song
Funeral Blues
If I Could Tell You
In Memory of W. B. Yeats
Look, stranger, on this island now
Musée des Beaux Arts
O What Is That Sound?
O Where Are You Going?
Roman Wall Blues
From “The Sea and the Mirror”
The Unknown Citizen

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Bacon, Sir Francis
The world’s a bubble

Baldwin, James
Amen

Ball, John
When Adam Delved

Banks, Iain
Wealth

Barnard, Mary
Fragment (Sappho)
Fragment (Sappho)
Fragment (Sappho)
Tonight I’ve watched (Sappho)
Fragment (Sappho)

Barnes, William
My orcha’d In Linden Lea

Barrett-Browning, Elizabeth
How do I love thee?
Sonnet (When our two souls stand up)

Baume, Roy
Night Out

Baxter, James K
The Axe-Blade
Evidence at the Witch Trials
To Any Young Man who Hears my Verses Read in a Lecture Room

Beer, Patricia
The Conjuror
Frost on the Shortest Day
The Letter
One Man One Vote
The Postilion has been Struck by Lightning
Witch

Bell, William
Born Under a Bad Sign

Beresford, Anne
Advice from a Friend
For a Friend Abroad
George Eliot’s Piano Tuner
March 10th
A Quarrel
Still Learning
What do you do all Day while I’m at School?

Berryman, John
Certainty Before Lunch

Betjeman, John
Aldershot Crematorium
Business Girls
City
Fruit
Monody on the Death of a Platonist Bank Clerk
Senex
From “A Subaltern’s Love-song”
Woman Driver

Binyon, Laurence
From “The Burning of the Leaves”

Blake, William
Ah! Sun-Flower
From “Auguries of Innocence”
The Clod and the Pebble
Epitaph
The Fly
Fragment
The Garden of Love
Infant Joy
Infant Sorrow
Introduction to Songs of Innocence and of Experience
London
From “The Marriage of Heaven and Hell”
Nurse’s Song
A Poison Tree
Preface to Milton
The Sick Rose
The Tyger

Blunden, Edmund
The Hedgehog killed on the Road
The Shadow

Bowie, David
Memory of a Free Festival

Brecht, Bertolt
Pirate Jenny

Breeze, Jean ‘Binta’
Rising

Brontë, Emily
The night is darkening round me
The Old Stoic
There was a time

Brooke, Rupert
A Channel Passage
The One before the Last
Song (The way of love was thus)
Success

Brooks, Gwendolyn
The Bean Eaters
The Children of the Poor
The Crazy Woman
kitchenette building
the sonnet-ballad
Spaulding and François
the vacant lot
We Real Cool

Brown, George Mackay
Beachcomber
Shroud

Browning, Robert
From “Andrea del Sarto”
From “Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came”
Memorabilia
Summum Bonum

Bruce, Jack
Politician

Brutus, Dennis
Fry’s still sell chocolate
I am the tree
I must conjure from my past
Train Journey

Bunyan, John
From “The Author’s Apology”
The Pilgrim Song

Burns, Robert
Such a Parcel of Rogues in a Nation
From “To a Louse, On Seeing one on a Lady’s Bonnet at Church”

Burton, Robert
From “The Authors Abstract of Melancholy”

Byron, Lord
She walks in beauty
You drink all night

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Campbell, Roy
Washing Day

Carroll, Lewis
How doth the little crocodile
From “The Hunting of the Snark”
Jabberwocky
Lullaby
You are old, Father William

Catullus
Lesbia from Catullus – Jul. 18th 1736
Odorous: To Rufus

Causley, Charles
Eden Rock
I am the song

Cave, Jane
Written a few Hours before the Birth of a Child

Cavendish, Margaret
Of Many Worlds in this World

Cavafy, CP
As Much As You Can
Come Back
Comprehension
An Old Man
One Night

Chapman, George
From “The Odyssey”

Chaucer, Geoffrey
Chaucers Wordes unto Adam, His Owne Scriveyn
The Complaint of Chaucer to his Purse
Here bygynneth the Book of the Tales of Caunterbury
Lak of Stedfastnesse
Madame, for your newefangelnesse
From “Troilus and Criseyde”

Chesterton, GK
A Ballade of Suicide
The Donkey
The Fat Lady Answers

Chingonyi, Kayo
Family Portrait
For those orphaned late in life
interior w/ ceiling fan
Kung’anda

Clare, John
All Nature Has a Feeling
I Am

Clarke, Austin
Penal Law

Clothier, Cal
After Reading “Moby Dick”

Clough, Arthur Hugh
The Latest Decalogue
Say not, the struggle nought availeth

Cluysenaar, Anne
Maker

Cohen, Leonard
Antique Song
Deprived
Everybody Knows
First we take Manhattan
Go Little Book
I pray for courage
Moving On
No time to change
Undertow

Coleridge, Hartley
Long Time a Child
On Wordsworth

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
On Donne’s Poetry
From “Fears in Solitude”
A Fragment Found in a Lecture-Room
From “Frost at Midnight”
From “Kubla Khan”
From “The Rime of the Ancyent Marinere”

Collins, Billy
Budapest
Introduction to Poetry
Sonnet (All we need is fourteen lines)

Conquest, Robert
Generalities

Cope, Wendy
Lonely Hearts
Sporty People
Strugnell’s Haiku

Corbet, Richard
Farewell Rewards and Faeries

Cornford, Frances
To a Fat Lady seen from the Train

Noel Coward
The Stately Homes of England

Cowley, Abraham
The Danger of Procrastination

Crane, Stephen
In the desert

Crosland, TWH
The Man in the Street

cummings, e.e.
Buffalo Bill’s
in Just-
in spite of everything
love is more thicker than forget
mr youse needn’t be so spry
since feeling is first

Curnow, Allen
Wild Iron

Curtis, SEG
Colleague

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Daniel, John
My Wife Who is American

Davies, Idris
Gwalia Deserta XV

Davies, John of Hereford
If there were, oh! an Hellespont of cream

Davies, WH
Leisure
The Villain

Davys, Mary
From “The Modern Poet”

Day Lewis, Cecil
Come live with me and be my Love

Defoe, Daniel
Reformation of Manners

Dekker, Thomas
The Happy Heart

Denham, Sir John
Sarpedon’s Speech to Glaucus

Denny, Sandy
Who Knows Where the Time Goes?

de la Mare, Walter
All That’s Past
But, Oh, My Dear
The Listeners

de Vere, Edward, Earl of Oxford
Weare I a Kinge

Dibdin, Charles
A Popular Functionary

Dickinson, Emily
Good Morning Midnight
I’m Nobody! Who are you?
There’s a certain Slant of light

Donne, John
The Apparition
At the round earth’s imagin’d corners, blow
Breake of Day
Death be not proud
The Flea
The Funerall
The Good-Morrow
A Hymne to God the Father
Loves Usury
A Nocturnall upon S. Lucies Day
Song (Goe and catche a falling starre)
Song (Sweetest love, I do not goe)
Sonnet (Thou hast made me, And shall thy worke decay?)
The Sunne Rising
The triple Foole
Twicknam Garden
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning
Womans Constancy

Dowland, John
Weep you no more sad fountains

Drake, Nick
Saturday Morning (at the Cable Café)
Self-Portrait as a Moose
Through the Red Light

Drayton, Michael
Since there’s no help
To nothing fitter


Drinkwater, John

Moonlit Apples

Dryden, John
Written in 1700

Dubois, Lady Dorothea
Song

Duffy, Carol Ann
Clerk of Hearts
December 23rd
Gorilla
How Death Comes
In the Drowned Bookshop
Scarecrow
Swearing In

Dunn, Douglas
Glasgow Schoolboys, Running Backwards
Old Things
Portrait Photograph, 1915
A Removal from Terry Street
Transcendence
Watches of Grandfathers
Wedding

Durrell, Lawrence
On Ithaca Standing

Dyer, Sir Edward
The lowest Trees have tops

Dylan, Bob
All Along the Watchtower
The times they are a-changin’

Dyment, Clifford
Prayer

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Eliot, TS
Aunt Helen
From “Burnt Norton” (Time present and time past)
From “Burnt Norton” (Garlic and sapphires in the mud)
From “Gerontion”
From “The Hollow Men”
Journey of the Magi
From “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”
Morning at the Window
From “The Naming of Cats”
Prelude (The winter evening settles down)
Prelude (His soul stretched tight across the skies)
From “The Waste Land” (April is the cruellest month)
From “The Waste Land” (Phlebas the Phoenician)
From “The Waste Land” (Unreal city)
From “The Waste Land” (When lovely woman)

Elliot, Alistair
One or Two Goodbyes

Elliot, Jane
The Flowers of the Forest

Elizabeth I
Importune me no more

Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Days

Enright, DJ
Broken Fingernails
Hands Off, Foreign Devil
Happiness
Poet Wondering What He Is Up To
The Pictures
The Professor Reminisces
Three Girls
Whatever Sex Was

Ewart, Gavin
Prayer

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Farish, Helen
The dog itself

Feinstein, Elaine
Politics
A Visit

Fenton, James
Blood and Lead

Flecker, James Elroy
Tenebris Interlucentem
To a Poet a Thousand Years Hence

Frame, Janet
The Dead

Frost, Robert
Acquainted with the Night
Fire and Ice
Now Close the Windows
A Patch of Old Snow
The Road Not Taken
The Sound of the Trees
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

Fuller, John
White Queen

Fuller, Roy
From the Joke Shop

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Gaiman, Neil
What You Need to be Warm

Gay, John
From “The Beggar’s Opera”

Gibson, Wilfrid

Henry Turnbull

Gifford, Humfrey
A Delectable Dream

Gilbert, WS
The Policeman’s Lot
A wandering minstrel I
When all night long

Gilmore, Mary
Nationality

Glück, Louise
Grandmother in the Garden

Gogarty, Oliver St. John
Ringsend

Goldberg, Lea
Toward Myself

Goldsmith, Oliver
Song

Gower, John
From “Confessio Amantis”
From verses addressed to Henry IV

Grahame, Kenneth
Toad’s Song

Graves, Robert
The Bards
The Cool Web
At First Sight
Flying Crooked
A Former Attachment
Intercession in Late October
A Last Poem
Like Snow
Love Without Hope
Lovers in Winter
The Narrow Sea
On Dwelling
The Reader Over My Shoulder
She Tells Her Love While Half Asleep
The Twin of Sleep

Gray, Thomas
From “Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard”
Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat, Drowned in a Tub of Gold Fishes

Gray, Victor
All the world’s a stage

Greville, Fulke, Lord Brooke
Sonnet 84

Grigson, Geoffrey
The Corner

Groves, Paul
Hartlepool

Gunn, Thom
Baby Song
Expression
Street Song
The Wheel of Fortune

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Hafez
All things born to break
Boy, bring the cup, and circulate the wine
I sought the tavern at the break of day
Knowing love’s ocean is a shoreless sea

Hall, Donald
Affirmation
Death Work
Fête
The Poem
The Repeated Shapes
Summer Kitchen
The Things
White Apples

Handy, WC
Saint Louis Blues

Hardy, Thomas
Afterwards
At Day-Close in November
Christmas: 1924
A Church Romance
The Darkling Thrush
Drummer Hodge
The Garden Seat
Heredity
I look into my glass
In Time of “The Breaking of Nations”
The Man He Killed
Paying Calls
The Self-unseeing
Thoughts from Sophocles
A Thunderstorm in Town
Weathers
When I Set Out for Lyonnesse
The Voice
Where The Picnic Was

Harington, Sir John
Of a Poynted Diamond given by the Author to his Wife, at the Birth of his Eldest Son

Harsent, David
The Rag Doll to the Heedless Child

Hatton, Richard
From “Ovids Walnut-Tree transplanted”

Hayden, Robert
Those Winter Sundays

Heaney, Seamus
An August Night
Digging
The Errand
Grendel Strikes
‘Had I not been awake’
In Time
Mid-Term Break
Sloe Gin
The Strand
Sweeney’s Last Poem
Thatcher
Wordsworth’s Skates

Heath-Stubbs, John
A Charm Against the Toothache
Apologia of a Plastic Gnome
Moving to Winter
The Pearl
Snow
To a Poet a Thousand Years Hence
What Are Their Poems Made Of?
Wishes for the Months

Henley, WE
Invictus

Henri, Adrian
Love is…
Song for a Beautiful Girl Petrol-Pump Attendant on the Motorway

Herbert, George
Easter Wings
Vertue

Herrick, Robert
Bad Princes pill their People
Delight in Disorder
His request to Julia
His wish to privacie
Love kill’d by Lack
Lyrick for Legacies
No Lock Against Letcherie
Not every day fit for Verse
Once poore, still penurious
Posting to Printing
Upon Bunce. Epig.
Upon Julia’s Clothes
To the Virgins, to make much of Time

Heywood, John
Of turnyng

Heywood, Thomas
From “An Apology for Actors”

Higgins, FR
Song for the Clatter-Bones

Hill, Geoffrey
Epiphany at Saint Mary and All Saints
From “Funeral Music” (My little son)
From “Funeral Music” (Not as we are)
Merlin
Old Poet with Distant Admirers
From “The Triumph of Love”

Hodgkinson, Amanda
On Seeing his Narrowboat for the First Time

Hofmann, Michael
Point of No Return

Holcroft, Thomas
Fool’s Song

Hollinghurst, Alan
Convalescence in Lower Largo

Homer
Battle
From “The Odyssey”
Sarpedon’s Speech to Glaucus

Hooker, Jeremy
Short Thin Poem for Alfie

Hooton, Harry
In the midst

Hope, AD
Paradise Saved
Prometheus Unchained

Hopkins, Gerard Manley
As Kingfishers Catch Fire
Binsey Poplars
Duns Scotus’s Oxford
Fragment
No Worst, there is None
Pied beauty
Unfinished Poem
The Windhover

Horwell, VC
Salute to Marvell

Housman, AE
Crossing Alone
Her strong enchantments failing
Into My Heart an Air that Kills
Now hollow fires burn out to black
Oh, When I was in Love with You
Say, lad, have you things to do?
The sloe was lost in flower
When I was one-and-twenty
With rue my heart is laden

Howe, Sarah
rain, n.
That from a long way off look like flies
To all Laments and Purposes

Hughes, Langston
Ballad of the Pawnbroker
Blues at Dawn
Convent
Dare
Harlem
Postcard from Spain

Hughes, Ted
October Dawn
Parlour-Piece

Hugo, Victor
Demain, dès l’aube…

Hunt, Leigh
Jenny kiss’d Me

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Ingoldsby, Thomas
From “The Hand of Glory”

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Jansch, Bert
Fresh as a sweet Sunday morning

Jarrell, Randall
A Lullaby

Jennings, Elizabeth
An Attempt to Charm Sleep
Box-Room
Delay
I Feel
A Kind of Catalogue
Never to See
Night Garden of the Asylum
One Flesh
A Weather Spell

Jonson, Ben
Song (Come, my Celia)
From “Cynthia’s Revels”
It is not growing like a tree
The Noble Nature
On My First Son

Joseph, Jenny
Warning!

Joyce, James
From “Chamber Music” (Because your voice was at my side)
From “Chamber Music” (Lean out of the window)
From “Chamber Music” (Strings in the earth and air)
Ecce Puer
A Flower Given to My Daughter
Gentle lady, do not sing
A Memory of the Players in a Mirror at Midnight

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Kavanagh, Patrick
Memory of My Father

Keats, John
From “Endymion”
From “The Eve of St. Agnes”
La Belle Dame Sans Merci
Modern Love
From “Ode on a Grecian Urn”
Ode on Melancholy
From “Ode to a Nightingale” (Thou wast not born for death, immortal Bird)
From “Ode to a Nightingale” (My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains)
On First Looking Into Chapman’s Homer
Sonnet (Bright star)
To Autumn

Kinsella, Thomas
Addendum
The Guardians
Marginal Economy
Mirror in February

Kipling, Rudyard
The Appeal
Cities and Thrones and Powers
A Dead Statesman
From “The Gods of the Copybook Headings”
Harp Song of the Dane Women
Tommy
War Epitaph: The Refined Man
The Way Through the Woods
When Earth’s last picture is painted

Knightley, Steve
The Hook of Love

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Landor, Walter Savage
Her Name

Langland, William
From “Piers Plowman”

Larkin, Philip
Annus Mirabilis
From “Church Going”
Days
For Sidney Bechet
Going
Here
Home is so Sad
Morning at last: there in the snow
Mother, Summer, I
Party Politics
Talking in Bed
This Be The Verse
Triple Time

Lawrence, DH
How Beastly the Bourgeois is
Lizard
People
Piano
Sorrow

Lawson, Sarah
Any Hourglass Holds Just So Much Sand
On the Beach
We Are a Committee of Two

Lear, Edward
By Way of Preface

Lee, Laurie
Day of These Days
Home from Abroad
My Many-Coated Man
The Pollard Beech

Le Gallienne, Richard
All Sung

Le Guin, Ursula
The Creation of Éa
To the Rain

Leonard, Tom
Being a Human Being
in hospital
in the beginning was the word
June the Second
Odysseus
Poetry

Levi, Peter
The Muses
The lads of course arrived too late

Lindsay, Vachel
The Leaden-Eyed

Li Quingzhao
To the tune “As If in a Dream”
To the tune “Boddhisattva Barbarian”
To the tune “Dabbing Crimson Lips”
To the tune “On Top of Phoenix Tower, Recalling Flute Music”
To the tune “The Solitary Wild Goose”
A Song of Departure
To the tune “Telling My Deepest Feelings”

Li-Young Lee
Early in the Morning

Logue, Christopher
Know Thy Enemy

Lorca, Federico García
Despedida
The Six Strings

Lovelace, Richard
To Althea from Prison
To Lucasta, Going to the Warres

Lowell, Robert
Epilogue

Lydgate, John

Vox ultima Crucis

Lylye, John
Cupid and Campaspe

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MacCaig, Norman
Crossing the Border
Gone are the Days

Paul McCartney
Two of Us

McCrae, Hugh
June Morning

McDonald, Ian
Beaucaillou
Decorated for a Kiss
My Father’s Prayer Book, Page 44

McGough, Roger
Another Brick in the Wall
Comeclose and Sleepnow
Days
Let me die a youngman’s death
Light Sleeper
Monstrance
Scintillate
A Serious Poem
Shite
From “Summer with Monika”
There are fascists
This is One of Those
Trust Me, I’m a Poet
Word Trap

McIntyre, Colin
Horse Transport

McKay, Claude
The Harlem Dancer

Maclean, Alasdair
The Old Dog

MacNeice, Louis
August
Autobiography
Every voyage is a death
Flight of the Heart
To Posterity
The Sunlight on the Garden

Mahmoud, Emi
#MuslimParents
Cinderblock

Maitre, RA
The Volunteer

Marlowe, Christopher
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love
From “The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus” (Now hast thou but one bare hour to live)
From “The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus” (Was this the face…)

Marquis, Don
the song of mehitabel

Marshall, Archibald
There was a young man from Devizes

Martial
The Danger of Procrastination
You drink all night

Marvell, Andrew
The Coronet
To his Coy Mistress
The Nymph complaining for the death of her Faun

Masefield, John
Cargoes
Sea Fever
Trade Winds

Matsuo Basho
Cicada
New robe
On New Year’s Day
Sudden sun
When the winter chrysanthemums go
Wrapping the rice cakes

Mearns, William Hughes
Antigonish

Melville, Herman
The Maldive Shark

Mew, Charlotte
Not for that City

Middleton, Thomas
The Golden Age

Milligan, Spike
English Teeth, English Teeth!
A Silly Poem
The Soldiers at Lauro

Milne, AA
From “King John’s Christmas”

Milton, John
From “Il Penseroso”
On Shakespeare
On Time
On the University Carrier
From “Paradise Lost” (They looking back, all th’ eastern side beheld)
From “Paradise Lost” (Nine times the Space that measures Day and Night
From “Paradise Lost” (Of Mans First Disobedience, and the Fruit)
From “Samson Agonistes”
Sonnet (I did but prompt the age)
Sonnet (On His Blindness)

Mitchell, Joni
The Fiddle and the Drum
Tin Angel

Moreton, Arabella
The Humble Wish

Morgan, Edwin
The Loch Ness Monster’s Song

Morrison, Blake
Meningococcus
Theory of Heredity

Motion, Andrew
Sitting Out

Muir, Edwin
Merlin

Muldoon, Paul
Cuba
It Is What It Is
Ma
The Mixed Marriage
The Sonogram
Symposium
Why Brownlee Left

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Nash, Ogden
The Cow
The Germ

Nelson, Willie
Time of the Preacher

Neruda, Pablo
Brown and agile child
This broken bell

Newman, Randy
I think it’s gonna rain today

Nichols, Grace
Like a Beacon

Niemöller, Martin
First they came

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O’Brien, Sean
Hyperbole
Names

O’Donoghue, Bernard
Gerund

Oden, James Burke “St. Louis Jimmy”
Goin’ Down Slow

Ogilby, John
Battle (Homer)

Oliver, Mary
Breakage

Ormerod, VR
There was a young student called Fred

Oswald, Alice
Fox
From “Tithonus”
Wedding

Ovid
From “Ovids Walnut-Tree transplanted”

Owen, Wilfred
Anthem for Doomed Youth
Futility
Maundy Thursday
Shadwell Stair
Song of Songs

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Pack, Robert
The Monster Who Loved The Hero

Parker, Dorothy
The Flaw in Paganism
Interview
One Perfect Rose

Pasternak, Boris
March
Hamlet
The Wind

Paterson, Banjo
Waltzing Matilda

Patten, Brian
After Frost
Amour
The Bee’s Last Journey to the Rose
Inessential Things
Lethargy
The Second Dove
You missed the sunflowers at their height

Peake, Mervyn
The Consumptive, Belsen 1945
The vastest things are those we may not learn

Peele, George
Song

Peskett, William
simile: you are

Pitter, Ruth
But for Lust

Plath, Sylvia
Child
Heavy Women
The Hermit at Outermost House
Magi
You’re

Poe, Edgar Allan
From “The Raven”

Pope, Alexander
Celia
Epigram
Epigram
Epigram from the French
Epitaph
Imitation of Chaucer
Intended for Sir Isaac Newton in Westminster Abbey
On Certain Ladies
On Mrs Tofts
From “The Rape of the Lock”

Pound, Ezra
And the days are not full enough
The Lake Isle

Powell, Enoch
The Net

Price, Alan
Changes
Poor People

Pushkin, Aleksandr
The Little Bird

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Raine, Kathleen
Story’s End
Worry About Money

Raleigh, Sir Walter
The Lover’s Maze
Sir Walter Raleigh to His Son

Redgrove, Peter
Serious Readers

Reed, Henry
Chard Whitlow
Naming of Parts

Reeves, James
Leaving Town
Miranda
Once and Now
Repose
Spicer’s Instant Poetry
The Travellers

Reid, Christopher
The Coin
Go, Little Book
Synopsis

Robinson, Mary
From “London’s Summer Morning”

Rosenberg, Isaac
Break of Day in the Trenches
The Immortals

Rossetti, Christina
Passing and Glassing
Remember
Up-hill

Rostand, Edmond
From “Cyrano de Bergerac”

Ron Rubin
There was a trombonist called Herb

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Sackville-West, Victoria
Full Moon

Sappho
Fragment (I tell you)
Fragment (Pain penetrates)
Fragment (People do gossip)
Fragment (We put the urn aboard ship)
Fragment (When they were tired)
Come here to me from Crete
He’s Equal with the Gods
Love Shook My Heart
Some say horsemen, some say warriors
Tonight I’ve watched

Sassoon, Siegfried
An Emblem
Everyone Sang
The Facts
The Kiss

Sastry, Tom
The importance of not listening (1)
The importance of not listening (2)
The importance of not listening (3)

Scott, Sir Walter
Proud Maisie

Seeger, Pete
Turn, Turn, Turn

Shakespeare, William
All the world’s a stage
Ariel’s Song
Be not afeard; the isle is full of noises
Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind
Double, double toil and trouble
Fear no more the heat o’ the sun
Give me my robe, put on my crown
If I profane with my unworthiest hand
If we shadows have offended
I know a bank where the wild thyme blows
It was a lover and his lass
Now my charms are all o’erthrown
O Mistress Mine
Prologue (Two households, both alike in dignity)
Queen Mab
Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more
Sonnet (Th’ expense of spirit in a waste of shame)
Sonnet (In faith, I do not love thee with mine eyes)
Sonnet (My mistress’ eyes are nothing like the sun)
Sonnet (Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?)
Sonnet (Those lips that Love’s own hand did make)
Sonnet (Two loves I have, of comfort and despair)
Sonnet (Why is my verse so barren of new pride)
Take, oh take those lips away
Tell me where is Fancy bred
There’s Rosemary
To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow
Under the greenwood tree
When icicles hang by the wall
When that I Was and a Little Tiny Boy
Where the bee sucks, there suck I
Who is Silvia?
You’ll Put Down Strangers

Schaufeld, Avram
Do Not Ask

Shelley, Percy Bysshe
An Exhortation
A Lament
Ozymandias

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley
Song

Shipman, Thomas
The Resolute Courtier

Shirley, James
The glories of our blood and state

Sidney, Sir Philip
My true love hath my heart and I have his
Sonnet (Because I breathe not love to every one)
Sonnet (I might, unhappy word, (woe me) I might)

Sitwell, Edith
The King of China’s Daughter

Skelton, John
From “The Bowge of Court”
To Mistress Margery Wentworth

Smart, Christopher
Where’s the Poker?

Smart, Rev. Richard
The borys hede that we bryng here

Smith, Mamie
Crazy Blues

Smith, Stevie
Bog-Face
Man is a Spirit
Not Waving But Drowning
Satin-Clad
Scorpion
She Said…
From “Thoughts about the Person from Porlock”

Sophocles
Thoughts from Sophocles

Spender, Stephen
In railway halls
Not to You
Rough
Souvenir de Londres
To my Daughter
Word

Spenser, Edmund
From “Prothalamion”
Penelope for her Ulisses sake
Sonnet (Sweet warriour when shall I haue peace with you?)

Spooner, Lawrence
From “A Looking-Glass for Smokers”

Stevens, Wallace
The Emperor of Ice-Cream

Stevenson, Robert Louis
Bright is the Ring of Words
Envoy

Suckling, Sir John
Sonnet
Why so pale and wan fond lover?

Swift, Jonathan
Advice to the Grub Street Verse-Writers
A Description of the Morning
In Church Your Grandsire Cut His Throat
From “The Lady’s Dressing-Room”
Lesbia from Catullus – Jul. 18th 1736

Symons, Arthur
The Pale Woman

Szirtes, George
Nils

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Tagore, Rabindranath
Crossing 16

Tawney, Cyril
Sally Free and Easy

Teasdale, Sara
The Look
There will come soft rains

Teft, Elizabeth
On Viewing Herself in a Glass

Tennyson, Alfred Lord
Go by
From “Idylls of the King”
From “In Memoriam”
The Kraken
From “The Lady of Shalott”
Literary Squabbles

Thomas, Dylan
And death shall have no dominion
Do not go gentle into that good night
Especially when the October wind
From “Fern Hill”
The force that through the green fuse drives the flower
I have longed to move away
In my craft or sullen art
On a Wedding Anniversary
This bread I break
From “Under Milk Wood” (To begin at the beginning)
From “Under Milk Wood” (Chimney sweep song)
From “Under Milk Wood” (Polly Garter’s Song)
Was there a time

Thomas, Edward
Adlestrop
Cock-Crow
First known when lost
From “Roads”
Tall Nettles
Thaw
There was a time

Thomas, RS
A Blackbird Singing
Children’s Song
The Cure
The Face
The One Furrow
Postscript
Song at the Year’s Turning

Thoreau, Henry David
I was made erect and lone

Thribb, E. Jarvis
Lines on the 80th Birthday of Fred Astaire

Tichborne, Chidiock
My prime of youth is but a froste of cares

Tiller, Terence
The Fool in “Lear”

Titheradge, Peter
New Improved Sonnet XVIII

Townshend, Aurelian
Upon kinde and true Love

Treece, Henry
A Thief to His Lord

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W—, Miss
The Gentleman’s Study, In Answer to The Lady’s Dressing-Room”

Wain, John
Apology for Understatement
The Bad Thing
Cameo
Outside, gulls squabbled in the empty street
Patriotic Poem
Poem Without a Main Verb
Sonnet (An animal with a heart)

Walcott, Derek
Love after Love

Walker, Ted
Ancient Winter
Between Acts
Cuckoo-Pint
Terrains Vagues
Villanelle (I would wish to die in some other place)
Under the pier

Waller, Edmund
Of the last Verses in the Book

Warner, Sylvia Townsend
From “Boxwood” (All in a night, remote)
From “Boxwood” (If I had turned aside)

Watts, Isaac
Against Idleness and Mischief

Webster, John
Call for the robin-redbreast and the wren
From “The Devil’s Law Case”

Whistler, Laurence
A Form of Epitaph
Life is a Rembrandt
A Passing Likeness

Whitman, Walt
The Beasts

Wilde, Oscar
Sonnet to Liberty

Williams, Hugo
Good
Heroes of the Sub-Plot
Lights Out
Once More with Feeling
Open Window
Saturday Morning
Till Soon
Truce

Williams, William Carlos
Raleigh was right
This Is Just to Say

Willis, Wallace
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

Wilmer, Clive
The Goldsmith

Wonder, Stevie
Big Brother

“Woodbine Willie”
April

Wordsworth, William
Composed Upon Westminster Bridge
From “Intimations of Immortality” (There was a time…)
London, 1802
From “The Prelude” (In those wanderings deeply did I feel)
From “The Prelude” (And in the frosty season)
From “The Prelude” (Of College labours)
To a Skylark
A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal
Surprised by Joy
The world is too much with us

Woodford, Anna
Descendants

Wright, James
Lying in a Hammock at William Duffy’s Farm in Pine Island, Minnesota

Wright, Judith
Sonnet

Wright, Kit
Here Come Two Very Old Men
Victorian Family Photograph

Wroth, Lady Mary
From “A Crown of Sonnets Dedicated to Love”

Wyatt, Sir Thomas
Of the Folly of Loving when the Season of Love is past
They Flee from Me

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Yeats, WB
After Long Silence
The Black Tower
The Circus Animals’ Desertion
A Coat
The Cold Heaven
Crazy Jane on God
Down by the Salley Gardens
The Fisherman
Gratitude to the Unknown Instructors
The Great Day
He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven
High Talk
An Irish Airman Foresees His Death
The Lake Isle of Innisfree
Leda and the Swan
Long-Legged Fly
The Old Stone Cross
Sailing to Byzantium
The Second Coming
The Scholars
The Song of Wandering Aengus
The Spur
Sweet Dancer
To a Child Dancing in the Wind
To a Young Girl
From “Under Ben Bulben” (Under bare Ben Bulben’s head)
From “Under Ben Bulben” (Irish poets learn your trade)
Why Should Not Old Men Be Mad?

Young, Andrew
The Shepherd’s Hut

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