Category Archives: Poetry

Poetry: Robert Herrick – To Daffodils

This week’s peom read out in Tranquil Time on Saturday breakfast is by the 17th-century English lyric poet and cleric Robert Herrick.   It’s read by Gill Fraser Lee (@Ahappyflower)

World Poetry Day

Well, I’ve just been informed that today is World Poetry Day!

So, if you’ve ever thought of writing a poem, but didn’t manage to – maybe today is the day to give it a go?

Well, what can I say?
It’s World Poetry Day!
Poets around the globe,
Will be stroking their ear lobe!
Thinking – ‘jeez’,
How do I make this bit rhyme?

Marc Bolan reads “A Ship Of Rhythm”

In 1969, Marc Bolan published his first and only book of poetry entitled ‘The Warlock of Love’. Every Saturday on Jason’s breakfast show at 07:50 am – it’s tranquil time – a time for poetry on the radio. Let the stresses and strains of the day…wash away!