Poem by Phone

Paddy Rodgers

I have a friend who was isolating without pc or smart phone just the ordinary telephone so I would read her a poem to cheer her up. I have lots of books! One of my hoarding problems ...  1 is a poem a day for the national year of reading another favourite is the mersey sound cos I was a student living in a hostel when those guys were hanging out in the art college. I also like Wendy Cope and read one of hers at my sons wedding. This is a selection: