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Liverpool Poets



Merseyside has had many poets and still has,Liverpool will continue to breed these men and women of words for many years to come, of that I have no doubt. In this article I intend to tell you a little about three of the great poets who have been a part of 'the Liverpool scene'. The Liverpool Scene was the title of a poetry book in 1967, published in London and bringing to the public the works of Roger McGough, Brian Patten and Adrian Henry. These three poets had gathered a growing following in the early 60's by often reading their poems in places like Steates Coffee Bar, O'Connors' Tavern and the Everyman Theatre.

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