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Twice-voted poem of the year, Warning is an uplifting poem about growing older.

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Jenny Joseph has been writing poetry since childhood and was first published in the 1950s by John Lehmann. Her first published collection, The Unlooked-for Season, won her a Cholmondeley Award and her prose and verse narrative, Persephone, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. In 1995 she was awarded a Society of Authors Travelling Scholarship. In 2006 her poem 'Warning' was voted Britain's favourite modern poem. She has three grown-up children and lives in Gloucestershire. Pythia Ashton-Jewell has been a printer and opera-singer and is reading for a degree in Music while pursuing her career as writer and illustrator, mainly of children's books. She lives in London.

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A poem that was to inspire two generations of women to contemplate behaving badly. * Mail on Sunday *
The most popular poem in Britain. * Guardian *
Continues to inspire with its humour... speaks to the devil in us all... Utterly charming and uplifting. * Good Book Guide *

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