This is from a reading I did in Eastbourne earlier this year and the poem appeared in The Interpreter’s House in June. Apologies for the sound quality and there are a couple of visual glitches – I never have much luck with video! Long Haul from Robin Houghton on Vimeo.
If you’ve been at a reading I’ve given you may have heard the snooker poem… it’s a bit of fun, my homage to snooker genius Ronnie O’Sullivan. I’m not sure what it adds to the ‘after Christopher Smart’ oevre, but I hope there’s entertainment value to it. It helps to know […]
The ever-generous Peter Raynard has posted this marvellous resource on Proletarian Poetry… a compendium of Poetry Audio and Video Recordings.
Just the other day Don Share posted on Twitter a link to a recording of Robert Frost reading ‘The Road Not Taken’. How wonderful to hear it in the poet’s voice. Here it is on YouTube: Matthew Hollis, in his 2011 biography of Edward Thomas, Now All Roads Lead to France, […]
I was just reading this post on Rebecca Gethin’s blog and from there followed a link to Hannah Silva’s blog, which led me to watch some videos of her performing. Hannah’s amazing ‘sound poetry’ made me think again about the Magma theme ‘the music of words’ – I hope the […]
A wonderful little poem by Seamus Heaney. Seemed right for the season. ‘Wordsworth’s Skates’ from District & Circle (Faber & Faber, 2006). Happy Christmas.
You can read this poem in Agenda Vol 46 number 3, ‘Retrospectives’.
Don Paterson from Poetry East on Vimeo.