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P13 - A short film shot by Tebello Rose of seven poems based loosely on the P13 bus route between New Cross and Streatham

1. Bystander

2. Peckham Post Office

3. The Ballad of Goose Green

4. The Westbury Horse

5. Classroom

6. Goners

7. Walking Up Vestry Street, After Midnight

Online Poems

‘After Daphnis and Chloe’ and ‘I Lost My Igloo’ at Enchanting Verses

‘Testament,’ ‘Unlooked for, the deer’ at The Garo

'Keeping the Birds in the Air' in Visual Verse 

‘Breakfast,’ ‘He whistles,’ ‘Nights,’ ‘Duties,’ ‘Clientele,’ ‘School Party,’ ‘George’ at Peony Moon

‘Should The People But Come Above Ground,’ ‘If People Think,’ ‘The Night Sky,’ ‘’Over There,’ ‘Handicap’ at Peony Moon

‘Bazaar,’ ‘Raciborz Poland,’ ‘Brest Litovsk’ at Shadowtrain

'Clothes' and 'Three Poems for Jack Kerouac' in The Lake 

'Fixed Stars', ‘A Ritual’ and 'I have split mind again' in CALM

‘Ab’ – Magma

‘Sonnet,’ ‘The Furniture Game’ – Goldfish

‘Rabbits,’ ‘The Proposition,’ ‘One Pane’ – Goldfish

‘The Smile,’ ‘Summer School,’ ‘Pulling Together’ – Shadowtrain

‘All Talk,’ ‘Nine Weeks,’ ‘Portents,’ ‘He can talk his way through life’ – Great Works

‘No distance,’ ‘The Reading,’ ‘Triptych’– nth position


‘Correspondences’ in Versopolis

‘Fat Charlie the Archangel Sloped into the Room’ in CALM

‘Logue’s Homer in Enchanting Verses

Various thoughts on writing for Arvon Teachers as Writers Project

Reflections on staging Reports from the Judenplatz

One Pane (essay) – Open Notebooks


Keats House, 2013

Another reading: John Rylands library, Manchester 2014

Amber Ablett’s Song Sheets project

The interactive Poetry Map, a free online teaching resource of 67 poems, including downloadable worksheets for teachers and students