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What poetry mustn't do is talk to itself.

by Bernard O'Donoghue

Upcoming events

Oct 13 Tue

The Perfect Hour

The launch of The Perfect Hour, selected poems by Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen (one of the best-known and most loved of modern Portuguese poets).

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Oct 14 Wed

My Life in Poetry with Christine De Luca

Christine De Luca tells the story of her life through poems.

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Oct 15 Thu

Second Wind - Saltire Society pamphlet launch

Douglas Dunn, Diana Hendry and Vicki Feaver read together.

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Oct 15 Thu

An evening with Les Murray

St Mungo's Mirrorball in partnership with the Scottish Poetry Library are proud to present Les Murray.

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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…

Light! National Poetry Day Thursday 8 October...

National Poetry Day is Thursday 8 October 2015. You can now download our free posters, activities and teaching ideas on this year's theme of 'Light'! Find out more…

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