A Mouthful of Air poetry podcast with Mark McGuinness

Podcast episodes

If you’re new to the podcast, start with Episode 1: Welcome to A Mouthful of Air. It introduces the show and suggests some ways to get the most out of it.

The links below will take to you to all the podcast episodes released so far – with audio recordings and full transcripts, including the text of the poems.

There’s a new episode every other Tuesday – subscribe via Apple, Spotify, Google Podcasts or your favourite app to make sure you never miss an episode.

And if you’d like to read the poems as well as listen, you can have the audio recording plus full episode transcripts delivered to you via email.

 

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Welcome to A Mouthful of Air

In Episode 1 of the podcast Mark McGuinness introduces the show and suggests some ways you can get the most out of it. 

Episode archive

40. The Sun Rising by John Donne

39. At Peckham Rye by Clare Pollard

38. In an Artist’s Studio by Christina Rossetti

37. My Beautiful Comrade from the North by Matthew Caley

36. The Kraken by Alfred Tennyson

35. Ə [Schwa] by Paul Blake

34. Kubla Khan by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

33. Sentience by Maggie Sawkins

32. From Tintern Abbey by William Wordsworth

31. The Room Between Us by Denise Saul

30. From Paradise Lost by John Milton

29. The Parting Glass by Ian Duhig

28. From Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare

27. Return to the Terminus by Kathy Pimlott

26. From Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe

25. The Garden of Gethsemane by Malika Booker

24. Humming-bird by D. H. Lawrence

23. Nothing the hedgerows say by Mark Antony Owen

22. The Unquiet Grave – Anonymous

21. Organza by Selina Rodrigues

20. Adlestrop by Edward Thomas

19. From cante jondo mixtape by Rowan Evans

18. It sifts from Leaden Sieves by Emily Dickinson

17. once a thing is gone, that is the end of it by Kate Ling

16. The Oxen by Thomas Hardy

15. The Lilies by Mona Arshi

14. They Flee from Me by Sir Thomas Wyatt

13. No Tengo Mas by Mick Delap

12. From Troilus and Criseyde by Geoffrey Chaucer

11. Lockdown Sonnet LIX by Jaqueline Saphra

10. The Illusionist by Mark McGuinness

9. Metamorphosis by Dom Bury

8. Beyond the Last Lamp by Thomas Hardy

7. From The Taxidermist by Shazea Quraishi

6. The Jumblies by Edward Lear

5. How I Hold the World in This Climate Emergency by Cath Drake

4. Sonnet 60 by William Shakespeare

3. Eggs by Mimi Khalvati

2. He Thinks of Those Who Have Spoken Evil of His Beloved by W.B. Yeats

1. Welcome to A Mouthful of Air

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