poems


philosophy
desiderata . my mind to me . leisure . ozymandias . no man is an island . if .
the sea
sea fever . cargoes . galleon . hesperus . burning deck . ancient mariner . monarch of the sea .
military
ghent to aix . valley of death . major general . the green eye of the little yellow god . tommy atkins . gunga din . play up, play up!
steam trains
adlestrop . slow train . night mail .
animals
carnival of the animals . church mouse . wee sleekit . macavity . skimbleshanks . mad dogs . lion . tyger . gnu . elephant .
flowers
daffodils .
england
the rolling english road . the village blacksmith . grantchester . elegy written in a country churchyard . brandy for the parson .
wales
dear gwalia . myfanwy .
the east
xanadu . on the road to mandalay .
nonsense
nightmare .
the owl and the pussycat . the jumblies . the dong with the luminous nose .
the hunting of the snark . jabberwocky . father william . will you won't you . the walrus and the carpenter . the lobster . soup .
death
do not go gentle . death be not proud .


Many of the above are spoken by "Tom O'Bedlam", who has kindly given his permission for their use here.
You can find more of his work on his YouTube channel, Spoken Verse.



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