About Rachel SmithRachel Smith is a chef working in central London. She has a BA (Hons) from Canterbury University, New Zealand where she specialised in New Zealand literature, and is currently a member of Jane Draycott's Saturday Workshop group at the Poetry School in London.
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Over the years I’ve become increasingly interested in the lyrical nature of poetry.
Visiting the Poetry Archive feels like browsing through your favourite bookshop and finding that
Ask the poet
Wendy Cope muses on the lines that keep coming back, the challenges of formal verse and how a poem can be seriously funny.