Love poetry


at Aardvark Books

Poems we read:

Ali read ‘Hand’ by Carol Ann Duffy from Rapture
Jim read ‘X loves Y’ by RS Thomas from Collected Later Poems
Donald read ‘We Are Seven’ by William Wordsworth
Jane read ‘Abou ben Adhem’ by Leigh Hunt from The Nations Favourite Love Poems
Anna read ‘Floating poem – unnumbered’ by Adrienne Rich from The Dream of a Common Language
Bert read ‘Counting the Beats’ by Robert Graves from Poems About Love
Joyce read ‘How to Put Together a Robin’ by Gillian Clarke from Zoology
Ali read ‘Touch’ by Thom Gunn from Poems 1950 – 1966 – a Selection
Jim read ‘The Passionate Shepherd to His Love’ by Christopher Marlowe from A Treasury of Verse
Donald read ‘Elixir Amoré’ by John Canfield from A Poetic Primer for Love and Seduction published by The Emma Press
Jane read ‘Love 111’ by George Herbert from The Nations Favourite Love Poems
Bert read ‘Romantic Love’ by Elizabeth Jennings from Times and Seasons
Anna read ‘The More Loving One’ by W H Auden
Ali read ‘The Greatest Love’ by Anna Swir from Fat Like the Sun


Change of date!

Please note the Aardvark Books Poetry Breakfast will, from now on, be held on the third Wednesday of the month (previously the 4th)

Dates up until the summer break are as follows:

March 18 The Daffodils

April 15 Showers and Sunshine

May 20 So green, so green, so green

June 17 The Longest Day

July 5 is Poetry in the Barn 2020 – you can book this now, £30 for the day with guest headliner Owen Sheers, by emailing me for details.

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