Isn’t every day?

As Cyberscribe points out, it’s National Poetry Day [don’t ask which nation.. – Ed] And to mark it the BBC have taken the obvious route and asked some of our local political respresentatives which poems, and why.. and some of them respond by taking the obvious route.. Now go read a poem. Or listen to one. And the poet laureate Andrew Motion, quoting Keats, “we hate poetry that has a palpable design on us”. Or listen to a Northern Star talk about her favourite poets.[24.5Mb mp3 file]