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Poets compose new Lyrical Ballads to highlight social relevance of Romantics

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Andrew Motion and Alice Oswald among contributors to new version of Wordsworth and Coleridge’s pioneering collection

The poems are full of waterfalls, frosty moors, sunlit summer days, crumbling cottages – and a focus on the real lives of “ordinary” people.

Two centuries after William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge pioneered the Romantic poetry movement, 23 of their best-known modern successors, including the former poet laureate Sir Andrew Motion, have contributed freshly minted pieces for a new version of the pair’s landmark collection, Lyrical Ballads, with a Few Other Poems.

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