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1387

The Miller

1387

Geoffrey Chaucer
1343 - 1400

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
Unknown - Unknown

1633

Heaven

1633

George Herbert
1593 - 1633

1648

The Hag

1648

Robert Herrick
1591 - 1674

1686

Upon The Snail

1686

John Bunyan
1628 - 1688

1763

‘For I will consider my Cat Jeoffry’

1763

Christopher Smart
1722 - 1771

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 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

1855

The Beasts

1855

Walt Whitman
1819 - 1892

1862

Remember

1862

Christina Rossetti
1830 - 1894

1864

Heaven-Haven

1864

Gerard Manley Hopkins
1844 - 1889

1865

I Stood On A Tower

1865

Alfred Tennyson
1609 - 1892

1871

Jabberwocky

1871

Lewis Carroll
1832 - 1898

1889

The Stolen Child

Cat and the Moon

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1889

WB Yeats
1865 - 1939

1891

I’m Nobody! Who are you?

1891

Emily Dickinson
1830 - 1886

1893

The Witch

1893

Mary Elizabeth Coleridge
1861 - 1907

1902

Sea Fever

1902

John Masefield
1878 - 1967

1907

Matilda

1907

Hilaire Belloc
1870 - 1953

1910

The Way through the Woods

1910

Rudyard Kipling
1865 - 1936

1912

The Listeners

1912

Walter de la Mare
1873 - 1956

1917

Travel

1917

Edna St Vincent Millay
1892 - 1950

1918

Snow

1918

Edward Thomas
1878 - 1917

1919

Eldorado

1919

Edgar Allan Poe
1809 - 1849

1923

Fire and Ice

Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening

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1923

Robert Frost
1874 - 1963

1956

‘maggie and milly and molly and may’

1956

E.E. Cummings
1894 - 1962

1960

We Real Cool

1960

Gwendolyn Brooks
1917 - 2000

1960

Pike

1960

Ted Hughes
1930 - 1998

1963

A Boy’s Head

1963

Miroslav Holub
1923 - 1998

1973

Hyena

1973

Edwin Morgan
1902 - 2010

1983

Remember

1983

Joy Harjo
1951 -

1983

Five Years Old

1983

James Tate
1943 - 2015

1984

Praise Song For My Mother

1984

Grace Nichols
1950 -

1989

Childhood

1989

Margaret Walker
1915 - 1998

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

House Of Air

1995

Philip Gross
1952 -

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
2004 -

2004

Trick A Duppy

2004

James Berry
1924 - 2017

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 -

2007

Miracle on St David’s Day

2007

Gillian Clarke
1937 -

2011

The Language Of Cat

Russian Doll

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2011

Rachel Rooney
1962 -

2013

The Dogs

2013

Helen Mort
1985 -

2014

A Century Later

2014

Imtiaz Dharker
1954 -

2014

Sleeping Black Jaguar

2014

Pascale Petit
1953 -

2016

Shakespeare At School

2016

Wendy Cope
1945 -

2018

The Door

2018

Andrew Wynn Owen
Unknown -

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