The famous poem by Coleridge describes a wonderful palace built by the Mongolian Kubla Khan in Xanadu.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote this strange and powerful poem in 1797 after waking up from a dream.
The Soldier – a short and moving poem for Remembrance Day
In the bleak mid-winter Frosty wind made moan. The words have been used for a traditional carol, but they were originally a Christmas poem by Christina Rossetti. Listen to them read aloud by Natasha.
Hiawatha learns Native American legends from his grandmother Nokomis.
A starry poem by Robert Louis Stevenson, the author of Treasure Island.
A gusty poem by the Scottish writer, George MacDonald. The wind is trying to bully the moon – can he succeed?
The classic Christmas poem with festive music
Six Honest Serving Men is a short poem by Rudyard Kipling. It’s a little puzzling and we wonder what it means. What do you think?
An atmospheric night time poem by Robert Louis Stevenson who also wrote Treasure Island.