Jo Shapcott Poems

Jo Shapcott is an English poet and lecturer. She won the National Poetry Competition as well as the Forward Poetry Prize and other awards. She teaches at Royal Holloway, University of London and is the former president of the Poetry Society. Her poetry is well-loved for its open interpretation of the world.

Phrase Book

by Jo Shapcott

‘Phrase Book’ by Jo Shapcott was written in 1991 and is a nine stanza poem that is divided into sets

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