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What poetry mustn't do is talk to itself.

by Bernard O'Donoghue

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Oct 21 Tue

Nothing But the Poem: Wislawa Szymborska

Poetry reading group. This week: Wislawa Szymborska

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Oct 22 Wed

South Queensferry Evening of Poetry and Song

Evening in support of South Queensferry Library Poetry Competition

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Oct 22 Wed

Joseph Lee, War Poet

WWI poet Joseph Lee was famous in his own lifetime, but has since been forgotten.

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Oct 23 Thu

Pitch Live!

With author Kirsty Gunn and poet Lindsay MacGregor

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Need to find a poem for a wedding?

We will be very happy you help you find the poems you need - or even the ones you have 'lost'. We can also help with all sorts of poetry queries. Whatever your question, just get in touch and we'll do our best to help. Ask us a question…

Remember! National Poetry Day, Thursday 2 October...

National Poetry Day is Thursday 2 October 2014. Find out about our poem postcards, free download posters, activities and teaching ideas on this year's theme of 'Remember'! Find out more…

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