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Poetry Corner

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Each month Thompson Harrison’s poet in residence, Dr. Jack Barron selects a poem for us that speaks to our very human experience of living and working together.

Mute your emails and turn off your phone – do something different, read a poem.

On Purpose:

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from Ulysses
Lord Tennyson

On Laughter:

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The Table and the Chair
Edward Lear

On Culture:

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Late Summer
Yūji Kinoshita

On AI:

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Writing a Poem Poem 
Chat GPT

Guest editor:
Dr Gavin Weeks

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Dei Miracole
Lemn Sissay

On Values:

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from ‘The Way to Keep Going in Antarctica’ 
Bernadette Mayer

On Waiting:

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Waiting to be Drafted 
Roy Fuller

On Connection:

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The World Is Too Much With Us
William Wordsworth

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On Love:

'Indeed this very love'
(Sonnet XII)
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

On Shadows:

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Binsey Poplars
Gerard Manley Hopkins

On Friendship:

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Lines on Roger Hilton's Watch
W S Graham

On Belonging:

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Evening
Emily Dickinson

On Ways of Looking:

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Six Significant Landscapes
Wallace Stevens

On Letting Go:

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One Art
Elizabeth Bishop

On Time:

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In the Studio
Nancy Cunard

On Nature:

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The Moment
Margaret Atwood

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