Tag Archives: Wendy Cope

World Poetry Day 2012

It seems a little superfluous for me to post about World Poetry Day since it is occurring during my epically long Lenten Poetry challenge. To mark the day, inspired by the Poetry Book Society sharing this poem by John Osborne … Continue reading

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Lent 7: Wendy Cope, and, for comic effect, Ted Hughes

I’m going to share another Wendy Cope poem, simply because I want to share her anecdote about why schools are crap at poetry. In 2008 she released a “new & selected” book called Two Cures for Love. About this book, … Continue reading

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Poetry Month 14 – Rubbish at Adultery

Local poets! Yay! It’s nice when poets are local, I somehow feel all friendly towards the poet and then inevitably like their output more. I may feature local poets for the next few days. Yes. Yes, I will. Firstly, Sophie … Continue reading

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