Writing Poetry

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1: The Sonnet. Guest poets Wendy Cope and Jo Shapcott join the poet laureate, Andrew Motion, to discuss writing sonnets. Examples range from Shakespeare to their own work.

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2: Narrative Poetry. Guest poets Helen Dunmore and Glyn Maxwell join the poet laureate, Andrew Motion, to discuss the writing of narrative poetry, with examples from Coleridge's `Rime of the Ancient Mariner' and their own work.

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3: Comic Verse. Guest poets Kit Wright and Sophie Hannon join the poet laureate, Andrew Motion, to discuss the use of humour in poetry, with examples ranging from Alexander Pope to their own work.

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