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I began writing the Lifesaving Poems posts in May, 2011.

Below is a list of the twenty most popular poems I have written about, based on my WordPress statistics.

Mary Oliver, ‘The Journey’

Ted Hughes, ‘Wind’

UA Fanthorpe, ‘Atlas’

Seamus Heaney, ‘Night Drive’

Derek Mahon, ‘Everything is Going to be All Right’

Brendan Kennelly, ‘May the Silence Break’

Tomas Tranströmer, ‘Alone’

John Logan, ‘The Picnic’

Simon Armitage, ‘To His Lost Lover’

Marie Howe, ‘Prayer’

Julia Darling, ‘Chemottherapy’ / Psalm 102

Charles Causley, ‘Who?’

Sylvia Plath, ‘Mushrooms’

Carl Sandburg, ‘Buffalo Dusk’

Galway Kinnell, ‘Saint Francis and the Sow’

Marin Sorescu, ‘With Only One Life’

Carol Ann Duffy, ‘Words, Wide Night’

Billy Collins, ‘Morning’

Rose Cook, ‘Poem for someone who is juggling her life’

Yves Bonnefoy, ‘Let a Place be Made’