Poems and Poets


  • Elizabeth Bishop -who once lived in Great Village, Nova Scotia.

  • Gavin Ewart

  • Philip Larkin: a selection
  • Philip Larkin: a second selection

  • Edwin Muir from Scotland

  • Les Murray from Australia

  • Sharon Olds

  • Mary Oliver

  • William Stafford

  • Edward Thomas -a war poet who died in 1917, and who influenced the poetry of Robert Frost

  • R. S. Thomas from Wales
  • A background piece on R. S. Thomas who is called England's "greatest living poet"

  • Elinor Wylie


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