We are steadily building a database of Poets for you to listen to and would be interested to hear from you if you have suggestions for others we might include in the site. You can let us know by visiting our Contact Us page. All of the poems on this website have been narrated by Gerald Cox, you can find out more about Gerald on the About Us page.

The menu below helps you find the poet you are looking for alphabetically by surname.

W H Davies

1871 – 1940

Welsh poet and writer.

Emily Dickinson

1830 – 1886

American poet.

Keith Douglas

1920 – 1944

English second world war poet.

John Donne

1572 – 1631

English poet, scholar, soldier and cleric.

Ernest Christopher Dowson

1867 – 1900

Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland

Ralph Waldo Emerson

1803 – 1882

American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet.

Gabriel Ferrater

1922 – 1972

Catalan poet, author and translator.

Robert Frost

1874 – 1963

American poet, 

received four Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry.

Samuel Greenberg

1893 – 1917

Austrian/American Jewish poet and artist.

Thomas Hardy

1844 – 1928

English novelist and poet.

Felicia Hemans

1793 – 1835

English Poet.

George Herbert

1593 – 1633

Welsh-born poet, orator, and priest.

William Ernest Henley

1849 – 1903

English poet, critic and editor.

Robert Herrick

1591 – 1674

17th-century English lyric poet and cleric.

Thomas Hood

1799 – 1845

English poet, author and humorist.

Gerard Manley Hopkins

1844 – 1889

English poet and jesuit priest.

A E Housman

1859 – 1936

English classical scholar and poet.

Liegh Hunt

1784 – 1859

English critic, essayist and poet.