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0524

Captive Bird

0524

Boethius
477 - 524

1609

Sonnet 130: My mistress’ eyes are nothing like the sun

Full Fathom Five

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1609

William Shakespeare
1564 - 1616

1611

To every thing there is a season

1611

Anonymous 1611
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1617

Thrice Toss These Oaken Ashes

1617

Thomas Campion
1567 - 1620

1619

Hymn to the Belly

1619

Ben Jonson
1573 - 1637

1633

Heaven

1633

George Herbert
1593 - 1633

1648

The Hag

1648

Robert Herrick
1591 - 1674

1686

Upon The Snail

1686

John Bunyan
1628 - 1688

1748

Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat Drowned in a Tub of Goldfishes

1748

Thomas Gray
1716 - 1771

1763

‘For I will consider my Cat Jeoffry’

1763

Christopher Smart
1722 - 1771

1788

Up The Morning Early

1788

Robert Burns
1759 - 1796

1794

The Tyger

Auguries Of Innocence

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1794

William Blake
1757 - 1827

1807

Daffodils

1807

William Wordsworth
1770 - 1850

1818

Meg Merrilies

Song: ‘I had a dove and the sweet dove died’

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1818

John Keats
1795 - 1821

1820

The Cataract Of Lodore

1820

Robert Southey
1774 - 1843

1820

The Vixen

I Am

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1820

John Clare
1793 - 1864

1826

Casabianca

1826

Felicia Hemans
1793 - 1835

1830

So We’ll Go No More a Roving

1830

George Gordon Byron
1788 - 1824

1836

To A Fish/A Fish Answers

1836

Leigh Hunt
1784 - 1859

1837

Spellbound

Fall, Leaves, Fall

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1837

Emily Brontë
1818 - 1848

1845

The Arrow And The Song

1845

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
1807 - 1882

1849

Eldorado

1849

Edgar Allan Poe
1809 - 1849

1854

The Charge of the Light Brigade

I Stood On A Tower

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1854

Alfred Tennyson
1809 - 1892

1855

‘Say not the struggle nought availeth’

1855

Arthur Hugh Clough
1819 - 1861

1855

The Beasts

1855

Walt Whitman
1819 - 1892

1861

Hope is the thing with feathers

I’m Nobody! Who are you?

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1861

Emily Dickinson
1830 - 1886

1862

Remember

1862

Christina Rossetti
1830 - 1894

1864

Heaven-Haven

Pied Beauty

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1864

Gerard Manley Hopkins
1844 - 1889

1867

Brahma

1867

Ralph Waldo Emerson
1803 - 1882

1871

Jabberwocky

1871

Lewis Carroll
1832 - 1898

1885

Escape At Bedtime

Where Go The Boats?

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1885

Robert Louis Stevenson
1850 - 1894

1888

The Maldive Shark

1888

Herman Melville
1819 - 1891

1889

The Stolen Child

He wishes for the Cloths of Heaven

Cat and the Moon

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1889

W.B. Yeats
1865 - 1939

1893

The Witch

1893

Mary Elizabeth Coleridge
1861 - 1907

1896

‘Loveliest of trees, the cherry now’

1896

A.E. Housman
1859 - 1936

1897

Invitation to Love

1897

Paul Dunbar
1872 - 1906

1901

An August Midnight

1901

Thomas Hardy
1840 - 1928

1902

Sea Fever

1902

John Masefield
1878 - 1967

1904

Rhapsody

1904

William Stanley Braithwaite
1878 - 1962

1905

Village-Song

1905

Sarojini Naidu
1879 - 1949

1910

The Way Through the Woods

1910

Rudyard Kipling
1865 - 1936

1911

Leisure

1911

W.H. Davies
1871 - 1940

1912

The Listeners

1912

Walter de la Mare
1873 - 1956

1913

‘Over the green and yellow rice fields’

1913

Rabindranath Tagore
1861 - 1941

1917

Moonlit Apples

1917

John Drinkwater
1882 - 1937

1918

Snow

1918

Edward Thomas
1878 - 1917

1921

Travel

1921

Edna St Vincent Millay
1892 - 1950

1921

The Widow’s Lament in Springtime

1921

William Carlos Williams
1883 - 1963

1922

Spring in New Hampshire

1922

Claude McKay
1889 - 1948

1923

Humming-Bird

1923

D.H. Lawrence
1885 - 1930

1923

Tarantella

1923

Hilaire Belloc
1870 - 1953

1923

Fire and Ice

1923

Robert Frost
1874 - 1963

1926

Dream Variations

In Time of Silver Rain

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1926

Langston Hughes
1902 - 1967

1941

‘I’ve learned to sing a song of hope’

1941

Georgia Douglas Johnson
1880 - 1966

1942

Childhood

1942

Margaret Walker
1915 - 1998

1956

‘maggie and milly and molly and may’

1956

E.E. Cummings
1894 - 1962

1959

Mushrooms

1959

Sylvia Plath
1932 - 1963

1960

We Real Cool

1960

Gwendolyn Brooks
1917 - 2000

1960

Pike

Thistles

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1960

Ted Hughes
1930 - 1998

1962

Those Winter Sundays

1962

Robert Hayden
1913 - 1980

1963

A Boy’s Head

1963

Miroslav Holub
1923 - 1998

1964

Mr Kartoffel

1964

James Reeves
1909 - 1978

1966

Colonization In Reverse

1966

Louise Bennett-Coverley
1919 - 2006

1966

Fairy Story

1966

Stevie Smith
1902 - 1971

1970

Who?

Tell me, tell me, Sarah Jane

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1970

Charles Causley
1917 - 2003

1973

Hyena

1973

Edwin Morgan
1920 - 2010

1974

The Trees

1974

Philip Larkin
1922 - 1985

1982

Miracle on St David’s Day

1982

Gillian Clarke
1937 -

1983

The Ideal

1983

James Fenton
1949 -

1983

Remember

1983

Joy Harjo
1951 -

1983

Five Years Old

1983

James Tate
1943 - 2015

1984

Nothingmas Day

1984

Adrian Mitchell
1932 - 2008

1984

Praise Song For My Mother

1984

Grace Nichols
1950 -

1990

The End

1990

Mark Strand
1934 - 2014

1993

I Would Like to be a Dot in a Painting by Miró

1993

Moniza Alvi
1954 -

1995

Benediction

Trick A Duppy

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1995

James Berry
1924 - 2017

1995

House Of Air

Trick of The Lights

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1995

Philip Gross
1952 -

1997

What If This Road

1997

Sheenagh Pugh
1950 -

1997

From The Irish

1997

Ian Duhig
1954 -

1999

Rosa

1999

Rita Dove
1952 -

2000

Time

2000

Valerie Bloom
1956 -

2002

The Meaning Of Existence

2002

Les Murray
1938 - 2019

2004

Checking Out Me History

Maimonides Discourses on the One

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2004

John Agard
1949 -

2005

Finding Your Stone

2005

Olive Senior
1941 -

2005

At The Parrot Sanctuary

2005

Esther Morgan
1970 -

2005

December

2005

Carol-Ann Duffy
1955 -

2006

A Chant Against Death

2006

Mervyn Morris
1937 -

2011

The Language Of Cat

Russian Doll

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2011

Rachel Rooney
1962 -

2014

Speech Balloon

2014

Imtiaz Dharker
1954 -

2014

Sleeping Black Jaguar

2014

Pascale Petit
1953 -

2014

Homing

2014

Liz Berry
1980 -

2016

Shakespeare At School

2016

Wendy Cope
1945 -

2018

Happy Birthday Moon

2018

Raymond Antrobus
1986 -

2018

The Door

2018

Andrew Wynn Owen
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