News - “The Last Post”

Posted: 31/07/2009 10:33 | News Home

Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy has written a poem to mark the passing of the last WW1 veterans.  “The Last Post” uses "Dulce et Decorum Est" as a starting-point.  You can listen online on the BBC Radio 4 website, or read the poem, and a review, on the Times website.

The National Poet of Wales, Gillian Clarke, has also written a poem called The Plumber.  You can listen to this, or read it, on the BBC Radio 4 website.

Tags: Poetry | Category: General