British Life in Poetry

Matt edits British Life in Poetry, which aims to promote poetry in Britain by posting a weekly poem by a contemporary author writing in English. Loosely based on Ted Kooser’s American Life in Poetry, the blog is non-profit making and all poems are used with the poet’s permission. Copyright remains with the poets.

British Life in Poetry: Column 34

Poets are often told to just write it like it is and it will be good and true. But as the great Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes said, I wonder if it’s that simple?…Continue reading.

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