Category Archives: Poetry

Poetry school

I may have to lose my identity as a non-poetry person.  This Lent, we are having a series of long readings from the King James Version of the Bible (in honour of the 400th anniversary), with Prayer Book Collects and … Continue reading

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Leave poetry alone?

I have an admission to make:  I’ve always found poetry really hard, and I don’t read it for pleasure.  I blame it on leadenly bad English teaching at school, and the historian’s training in evidence, logical argument and clear expression rather than … Continue reading

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