Poetry breakfast

On February 12th, we read poems about Love, of course!

Happy to be back at the Poetry Pharmacy with these wonderful poems 

Anna read The Curve of Love by Mike Harding published by Cosmos Mariner, 2019

Ali read Envoy by U A Fanthorpe in From Me to You – Love Poems

Hilary read Love After Love by Derek Walcott, which you can see the poet reading here. It is in many anthologies including The Emergency Poet edited by Deborah Alma, published by Michael o’Mara Books, 2015

Roy Ashwell read his poem, Knots, which you can read here, and Deb stocks his book in the shop  

Tim read Aimless Love by Billy Collins from Nine Horses 

Chloe read When I’m Sixty Four by Paul McCartney  in honour of her 64th birthday! 

Pat M read At Tea by Thomas Hardy from The Complete Poems (Macmillan Publishing Co.) 

Jenny read Filling Station by Elizabeth Bishop  from The Complete Poems, 1927-1979 

Alix read Meeting at Night by Robert Browning available here, and probably in various of his collections.

Anna read Late Fragment by Raymond Carver from A New Path to the Waterfall

Alison read Echo and Narcissus by Ted Hughes from Tales of Ovid 

Judith recited ‘Roses are red; violets are blue; I love you’ written in a Valentine card her son when he was six year old son!

Rosa read Lonely Hearts by Matt Harvey from the Hole in the Sum of My Parts (she wanted to lower the tone!)

Philomena read Those Winter Mornings by Robert Haden from The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart

Pat T read She Tells Her Love While Half Asleep by Robert Graves from Complete Poems in One Volume


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