This week’s featured poem, The Voice by Thomas Hardy, has got thinking about reading aloud in Shared Reading groups, the importance of hearing the written word out loud in different voices.
This week we have a timely poem from Thomas Hardy who is reflecting on An August Midnight.
This week’s Read comes recommended by Charlotte, Training and Support Lead for our Shared Reading North West Volunteers. She’s chosen Thomas Hardy’s The Woodlanders.
This week our Featured Poem continues the need for hope which feels so prevalent after recent events. Today we read Thomas Hardy’s Song of Hope.
This week’s Featured Poem comes from our old Reader favourite, Thomas Hardy, as we turn our thoughts to the green shoots of Transformations.
This week’s Featured Poem has a suitably festive feel, The Oxen by Thomas Hardy.
This week’s recommend comes from our Reading Resources Volunteer Eleanor who has chosen Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy.
Don’t imagine that this week’s choice of poem means we’re abandoning all hopes of summer, rather, let A Thunderstorm in Town to remind us of the rain’s sometime virtues… just in case.
This week’s Featured Poem comes from Thomas Hardy, a deeply moving and emotional piece and one of the elegy poems Hardy composed after the death of his first wife Emma in 1912 – a previous Featured Poem, The Voice, is another one of these, and it is quite clear to see how they follow in … Continue reading “Featured Poem: The Going by Thomas Hardy”
Some of us might be feeling slightly drowsy this morning, that’s if you were amongst the many sky-watchers who stayed up into the early hours to witness the ‘Super Blood Moon’. The lunar eclipse coincided with the Moon in its closest orbit to the earth, casting a red glow in a moon larger-than-usual across the … Continue reading “Featured Poem: At a Lunar Eclipse by Thomas Hardy”