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.
I really enjoyed listening to all the poems in the Archive.
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Wendy Cope muses on the lines that keep coming back, the challenges of formal verse and how a poem can be seriously funny.