Poems List for English Literature Exam

There are groups of eight poems by each of four poets (so 32 poems in all) whose work is from after 1914. (In fact, the first published work by any of them appeared in 1966.) They are Seamus Heaney, Gillian Clarke, Carol Ann Duffy and Simon Armitage. These are the poems:

Seamus Heaney
  • Storm on the Island
  • Perch
  • Blackberry-Picking
  • Death of a Naturalist
  • Digging
  • Mid-Term Break
  • Follower
  • At a Potato Digging
Gillian Clarke
  • Catrin
  • Baby-sitting
  • Mali
  • A Difficult Birth, Easter 1998
  • The Field Mouse
  • October
  • On The Train
  • Cold Knap Lake
Carol Ann Duffy
  • Havisham
  • Elvis's Twin Sister
  • Anne Hathaway
  • Salome
  • Before You Were Mine
  • We Remember Your Childhood Well


megan smith


thanks man