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Poems on the underground

Poems on the underground

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Published by Cassell in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Gerard Benson, Judith Chernaik, Cicely Herbert.
ContributionsBenson, Gerard., Chernaik, Judith., Herbert, Cicely.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18625542M
ISBN 100304354953

Entitled Poems on the Underground, it was launched in January at Aldwych Station to fulsome plaudits by the London Press and has continued to elicit the .   This book is an anthology of poems from - It includes poems from my website: All poems by Erin Hanson Cover art by Aimee HansonBrand:

Search our extensive curated collection of o poems by occasion, theme, and form, or search by keyword or poet's name in the field below. search find poems find poets poem-a-day library (texts, books & more) materials for teachers poetry near you.   After the success of the physical edition of this book, I am now happy to make it available as an e-book in order for it to be more readily enjoyed. This book contains poems from the past 2+ years of poetry writing, all from my blog, The Poetic Underground.

I have been reading Erin's poems for years on Pinterest and decided to buy all 3 of her books just to have my own copies as I adore her way of writing from the heart. Her poems are inspirational and really touch on a lot of difficult heart felt topics but it a sensitive way/5(). Woman On The Underground poem by Michael Shepherd. Nondescript her clothes say nothingexcept perhaps neatish hair just nly quiet not hiding behind a book. Page/5.


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Poems on the underground Download PDF EPUB FB2

Poems on the Underground is a collection of the poems featured on billboards with trains on London's Underground [subway] system. It began about 10 years ago when a group of writers decided to pool money to buy advertising space on a train to help increase the accessibility of poetry for the "common (wo)man" so to speak/5.

Judith Chernaik, Gerard Benson and Cicely Herbert co-founded Poems on the Underground nearly thirty years ago. Judith has written The Lyrics of Shelley and four novels, and was awarded an OBE for services to literature in Gerard was a poet, editor, performer and author of ten poetry collections.

He was Poet Laureate of the City of Bradford/5(5). I thought this book would be written by and about experiences commuting on The Tube!!. It's not. It is a collection of classic poetry written by pretty famous poets like Keats, Wordsworth, etc/5(11).

After nearly thirty years and almost poems, Poems on the Underground has become a familiar and welcome sight on London's Tube, paying tribute to the magnificent tradition of English poetry, and to those who have contributed to its richness and : Between the Underground and the Albert Hall.

Honeymooning, mooning around, late for the Proms, Our echoes die in that corridor and now I come as Hansel came on the moonlit stones Retracing the path back, lifting the buttons. To end up in a draughty lamplit station After the trains have gone, the wet track Bared and tensed as I am, all attention.

What a great idea to display Poems on the Underground. The scheme was launched in to "make journeys more stimulating and inspiring". Most recently, the poems have been featured inside tube trains, though I recall seeing them, billposter-sized, taking the place of advertisements behind the tracks themselves.

Organisers argue that the idea is to. The best poetry belongs quite naturally in a public space. Judith Chernaik is the founder of Poems on the : Judith Chernaik. Poems on the Underground. The Poetry Society and Poems on the Underground join forces to promote one of Britain’s most successful public art projects.

As well as being displayed on underground trains throughout the capital, school members of The Poetry Society receive a set of Poems on the Underground posters every year.

There are six Indian poems on the Underground in August. The distinguished contemporary Indian poets featured represent a broad range of voices from India herself and the huge Indian diaspora. Three poems - Pilgrim, This Morning, and Approaching Fifty - include illustrations taken from David Gentleman's India.

Judith Chernaik, Gerard Benson and Cicely Herbert co-founded Poems on the Underground nearly thirty years ago. Judith has written The Lyrics of Shelley and four novels, and was awarded an OBE for services to literature in Gerard was a poet, editor, performer and author of ten poetry collections.

He was Poet Laureate of the City of Bradford/5(33). The beginnings of Poems on the Underground Poems on the Underground started life in as an experiment by three friends, me (the writer Judith Chernaik) and the poets Cicely Herbert and Gerard Benson, all of us keen poetry lovers.

We persuaded London Underground to post a few poems on its trains, to the delight of bemused commuters. Launched inthe Poems on the Underground programme was the idea of three writers, Judith Chernaik, Gerard Benson, and Cicely Herbert whose aim was to bring poetry to a wider audience.

Judith Chernaik, Cicely Herbert, Imtiaz Dharker, and George Szertes now select poems for inclusion in the programme.

Kei Miller’s poem “Book of Genesis” asks us to imagine a God who makes things spring into life specifically for us. Just as the poet of Genesis proclaims, “Let there be,” Miller wonders what freedom and flourishing we’d find in imagining a “Let” pronounced not for the person others say we should be, but for the person we are.

Poems are selected by the writer Judith Chernaik and poets Imtiaz Dharker and George Szirtes. Posters, designed by Tom Davidson, are available from the Poetry Society and London Transport Museum.

The Poems on the Underground anthology (Penguin Books, ) is available at all bookshops. POEMS ON THE UNDERGROUND. FOREWORD. Mansfield Road London NW3 2JB. The poets in our collection of World Poems were born in forty-four different countries, spanning the continents.

There are poems on war, love, nature, aging, listening to music, washing up, the London Eye, poetry, food, waterways, miracles, and even one on poems on the underground: “Proud readers / Hide behind /5.

Poems on the Underground's Judith Chernaik relives her battles with Polo Mints and Greenpeace. Judith : Judith Chernaik.

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Paul's Epistle to the Corinthians: translated by William Tyndale. It’s a welcome and recognisable mainstay of the underground system. Launched in by Judith Chernaik, the scheme has grown in size, and today Poems are displayed on posters in 3, advertising spaces in train carriages across London, selected by Chernaik, together with poets Cicely Herbert and Gerard Benson, and the scheme is supported by.

Photo by Dee McIntosh in the Londonist Flickr pool. It's 30 years since Poems on the Underground started. In that time over poems — written by. Deep Underground Poetry is a platform for sharing and publishing poems, lyrics, short stories, spoken word and performance poetry.

Meet other poets, writers and spoken word artists. Get critique, improve your writing and take part in poetry competitions. This is your freedom to push boundaries, challenge ideas and engage in thought provoking.Poetry News; Poetry Society Books; What’s On; Home > Products > Poems on the Underground.

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