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‘Mrs Darwin’ by Carol Ann Duffy

7 April 1852 Went to the Zoo. I said to Him— Something about that Chimpanzee over there reminds me of you. This is from Duffy’s collection, The World’s Wife (1999). The World’s Wife is full of brilliant of poems from the perspectives of the wives of various famous men. This one, obviously, is from the perspective of Charles Darwin’s … Continue reading ‘Mrs Darwin’ by Carol Ann Duffy