Change Poems

Everyone has a favourite poem about change: here are a few classics of the genre that we hope you will enjoy sharing on National Poetry Day.

We will be adding to this page, including some brand new poems commissioned specially for National Poetry Day. If you have a favourite poem about change, why not recommend it to us by emailing info@forwardartsfoundation.org with the heading ‘my favourite change poem’.

Plus, the Poetry Archive have created a special collection too around the theme of change. Hear poetry aloud by Grace Nichols, Brian Patten, Dannie Abse and others.