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What poetry mustn't do is talk to itself.
by Bernard O'Donoghue
Launch of The Other Tongues: An Introduction to Writing in Irish, Scots Gaelic and ScotsGo to event
Jean Johnstone invites you to slowly unwrap her artists’ books to experience the fine words of leading contemporary poets.Go to event
Shore Poets are hosting our first ever slam, and we’re doing it in style, teaming up with Book Week Scotland, the Vagabond Voices and their brand new anthology of Scottish poetry, BE THE FIRST TO... Go to event
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…