Listen Mr Oxford Don by John Agard About this poet

John Agard has a tilt at the Queen’s English. He reads his own poem.

This poem is part of English and Media Centre’s collection of poems on the subject of Freedom for National Poetry Day. To see more poems in the collection click here.

See EMC’s blog for ideas on National Poetry Day.

Length: 2:12m   Topics: National Poetry Day – Freedom, Humour, Language, Identity,
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Kaela | 7 May 2010

I love the way he almost sings this poem- he gets really into it-he’s intense! hes such a good poet, his style is perfect for his look and background. the world needs more John Agards!


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