We begin the week with Walt Whitman and his poem Out of the Rolling Ocean the Crowd.
A last taste of Easter with this week’s Featured Poem from George Herbert.
This week’s Featured Poem comes from Percy Bysshe Shelley. Lift Not the Painted Veil is a popular poem in Shared Reading and here a member of our London team shares her reflections.
For this week’s Featured Poem we turn to the nostalgic recollections of DH Lawrence in his poem Piano.
As Burns Night approaches we thought no better time to start celebrating than with our weekly Featured Poem, My love is like a red, red rose by Robert Burns.
This week we have a wonderful Reader Story from Reader in Residence Laragh behind our Featured Poem, What if you Slept? by Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
This week’s Read is a collection of poetry, William Barnes’ Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect, as recommended by our Head of Reading Excellence, Kate.
This week we look at WB Yeats’ The Second Coming which, written in a time of turbulence and political change in Europe, may feel familiar in the modern day.
Happy New Year to all our Readers! Let’s kick start 2017 with a short but sweet verse from William Blake, Infant Joy.
Winter’s chill may not have the same bite as we might have expected but there’s plenty to chew on in the latest issue of The Reader.