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Anon. The Bailiff's Daughter of Islington
Anon. Babes in the Wood
Anon. Norfolk Place-Name Rhymes
Anon. Norfolk Epitaphs
Anon. The Tinker of Swaffham
Anon. On the Ball City
Anon. The Paston School Song
Anon. Norfolk Dumpling Recipe
Anon. Powte's Complaint
George Barker At Thurgarton Church
George Barker Morning in Norfolk
George Barker In Memory of David Archer
George Barker On a Friend's Escape from Drowning off the Norfolk Coast
Joan Barton Thoughts at Happisburgh
Charles Bennett Salthouse
John Betjeman A Mind's Journey to Diss
John Betjeman East Anglian Bathe
John Betjeman Lord Cozens Hardy
John Betjeman Norfolk
George Bloomfield Thetford
Edwin Brock The Ghost Dancer
Edwin Brock Morston Marshes
Edwin Brock Winterton
Edwin Brock Tas in March
Edwin Brock The Sea, The Sea
David Callin Snettisham
Ada Cambridge Nightfall in the Fens
Frances Cornford Bickers' Cottage, Ringstead
Frances Cornford The Coast: Norfolk
William Cowper Boadicea, an Ode
William Cowper On the Receipt of My Mother's Picture Out of Norfolk
William Cowper The Castaway
Kevin Crossley-Holland Dusk, Burnham Overy Staithe
R.N. Currey King's Lynn
Daniel Defoe Visits Norwich
W.A. Dutt The Reed-Cutter
Ted Ellis Dancing Reeds
Celia Fiennes Visits Norwich
John Gallas Boulders on Hunstanton Beach
John Gallas Sunrise on Brancaster Beach
Bernard Gilbert The Fen
Sidney Grapes The Boy John Letters
Anna Gurney Poem Written for the Launch of the Augusta, Sheringham's First Purpose Built Lifeboat, In 1838
Thomas Hood The Dream of Eugene Aram
Saint Philip Howard (Earl of Arundel) On Walsingham
Alan Hunter Saturday at Wroxham
Alan Hunter Evening in Norwich
Jean Ingelow The Waveney
Julian of Norwich All Shall Be Well
Julian of Norwich The Strength of Humility
Kipper Family Norfolk and Good
John Knowlittle Another Song of Another Norfolker
Robert Lowell Our Lady of Walsingham
George MacBeth Yuletide in Norfolk
George MacBeth The Renewal
George MacBeth The Field, Tomorrow
Ewan MacColl The Shoals of Herring
Michael Mackmin Coltishall River
Michael Mackmin Lammas
Michael Mackmin Tom Grix is Dead
Marshall Norfolk Turkeys, 1795
Andrew McDonnell George Harvey-Bone
Meir of Norwich Ode to Light
R.H. Mottram The Deserted Church Tower on Sidestrand Cliff
Derek Neville I Live On A River
Michael O'Neill Norfolk
Margaret Paston Paston Letters
Hyam Plutzik Bomber Base
Hyam Plutzik On the Airfield at Shipdham
Hyam Plutzik Mr. Ingleshot of Dereham
Robert Potter Holkham
John Press Salthouse, Norfolk
John Press Narborough Church
Sir Walter Ralegh Walsingham
Michael Rivière Dilham
Michael Rivière Felbrigg
Michael Rivière On Lady Katherine Paston's Tomb at Oxnead
William Rivière Echoes of War (extract)
William Roscoe Holkham Hall
Clement Scott The Garden of Sleep
Cameron Self I've Been Everywhere (Norfolk version)
Cameron Self Arminghall Man
Cameron Self River
John Skelton Lament for the City of Norwich
John Skelton Philip Sparrow
John Skelton Ware the Hawk
Mollie Skipper Titchwell Marsh
Mollie Skipper Old Landscapes
Allan Smethurst (The Singing Postman) Hev Yew Gotta Loight, Boy?
Stevie Smith The Old Sweet Dove of Wiveton
A.C. Swinburne In the Water
A.C. Swinburne A Haven
A.C. Swinburne The Mill Garden
George Szirtes Backwaters: Norfolk Fields
George Szirtes Tiffey Song
John Taylor A Very Merry - Wherry - Ferry Voyage
Thomas Thornely Blakeney
Anthony Thwaite Eccles
Anthony Thwaite Gone
Francis Webb Derelict Church
Francis Webb Gale Force
Francis Webb The Tower
Francis Webb The Horses
Francis Webb Bells of St. Peter Mancroft
Julia Webb Thetford Forest
Julia Webb Yare Song
William Wordsworth Sweet was the walk
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