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Versify - Poetry and English Literature

Author: Dan Hill

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Three genial enthusiasts read and discuss poetry.
19 Episodes
Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Alfred, Lord Tennyson


Three poems by  Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892).email: poetrypodcats@gmail.comTwitter: @poetrypodcats
A.E. Housman

A.E. Housman


Three poems by A.E. Housman (1859 – 1936).
Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson


Versify - The Poetry and English Literature PodcastThree poems by Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)Safe in their Alabaster ChambersI Dreaded That First Robin SoA Precious - Mouldering Pleasure 'Tispoetrypodcats@gmail.comTwitter: @poetrypodcats
RS Thomas

RS Thomas


Three poems by the Welsh poet RS Thomas (1913-2000):The Country CleregyA Welsh TestamentTo A Young Poetpoetrypodcats@gmail.comTwitter: @poetrypodcats
William Carlos Williams

William Carlos Williams


A sampling of poems by the acclaimed US poet-physician William Carlos Williams (1883-1963) are tackled by the bungling co-hosts.
Wendy Cope

Wendy Cope


A selection of poems from 'Making Cocoa For Kingsley Amis' and 'Serious Concerns'Apologies to anybody who downloaded an earlier file that was out of synch.
Discussion of W H Auden poems The Novelist The Fall of Rome September 1st 1939
Discussion of Sylvia Plath Mushrooms You're Crossing the Water
The Pod considers Edgar Allan Poe's Romance,  The City in the Sea and The Conqueror Worm.Do email us with comments or suggestions (or corrections!)
Byron The Darkness

Byron The Darkness


The pod considers Lord Byron's 1816 poem The Darkness.
We discuss three poems by Christina Rossetti
The crew discuss three Seamus Heaney poems:  Follower Scaffolding and Badgers
The team dive in to three poems by WB Yeats.Comments/suggestions welcomed at
A first encounter with three John Donne
Discussed areSloughOn a Portrait of a Deaf ManYouth and Age on Beaulieu River HantsA Subaltern's Love Song
More of major poets being encountered by amateurs.
Two unqualified persons who have done v little research dive in to the poetry of Edward Thomas.
Me and Rob read and discuss three Ted Hughes poems: The Bear, Hawk Roosting and Meeting
This is a reading and some discussion of Shakespeare's sonnet Love Conquers All.It is also the first episode of the pod in which technical and structural issues are discussed!
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