Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Carol Ann Duffy's 'Text'

Our 50th Poem of the Week (since the scheme of displaying poems around the school started two years ago) is 'Text' by the new British Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy. See her discuss her new position on the Guardian site here.

'Text' is from her fine T.S. Eliot Prize-winning collection of love poems, Rapture, and is a characteristically witty, sharp and indeed painful piece, and one of the first poems to take on this quite recent technology.

Her 'Valentine' was our Poem of the Week leading up to last February 14th...

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