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What poetry mustn't do is talk to itself.

by Bernard O'Donoghue

Upcoming events

Oct 26 Sun

Kei Miller: Poem and a Piece

An unforgettable performer, Kei will read from his 2014 collection, The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion.

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Oct 26 Sun

Rally & Broad presents: Bigmouth Strikes Again (Glasgow)

With Rachel Amey, A New International, Kieran Hurley, Leyla Josephine and Declan Welsh.

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Oct 26 Sun

Shore Poets: October

Brian Johnstone and Ken Cockburn New poet: Lindsay Macgregor Shore Poet: Angela McSeveney

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Oct 28 Tue

SPL Poetry Workshop

Writing workshop at the Scottish Poetry Library

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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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