Lloyd Rees – In his own words

Lloyd Rees – In his own words

Author: Gerald Cox Date: 08/11/20 New contemporary poet Lloyd Rees talks about Poetry I began writing verse at the age of eight with a piece of derivative nonsense called 'The Olde Oak Tree'. I thought poetry ought to be arcane, though I didn't know the word at that...

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New contemporary poet Lloyd Rees added to Listen to Poetry

New contemporary poet Lloyd Rees added to Listen to Poetry

Author: Gerald Cox Date: 08/11/20 New contemporary poet Lloyd Rees added to Listen to Poetry Listen to Poetry is very pleased to announce another addition to our contemporary poets section. We would like to welcome Lloyd Rees to the site and are very glad he has...

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New Request a poem and In Memoriam features on the site

New Request a poem and In Memoriam features on the site

Author: Gerald Cox Date: 08/11/20 New Request a poem and In Memoriam features on the site Listen to Poetry would like to announce two new developments on the site. We now have a ‘Request a poem’ page where anyone can ask to have a specific poem read and recorded. We...

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New Contemporary Poets and Translators pages!

New Contemporary Poets and Translators pages!

Author: Gerald Cox Date: 27/09/20 New Contemporary Poets and Translators pages! Thus far in the Listen to Poetry journey we have concentrated on out of copyright poetry. We are happy to announce a fruitful collaboration with the poet and translator R J Dent who...

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Listen To Poetry – How it happened!

Listen To Poetry – How it happened!

A couple of years ago I was thinking that it would be really good if there was a website where the emphasis was on listening to poetry. I assumed there were many sites like that already. I spent some time searching for variations of ‘listen to poetry’ and was surprised to find that there were many different websites to do with poetry but very few that had poems to listen to.

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