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Kay Ryan

B. 1945

12 poems available

What poetry does is put more oxygen into the atmosphere. Poetry makes it easier to breathe. - Kay Ryan

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1 poem available

Forget all rules, forget all restrictions, as to taste, as to what ought to be said, write for the pleasure of it... - William Carlos Williams

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Siegfried Sassoon

B. 1886 D. 1967

...O, but Everyone/Was a bird; and the song was wordless; the singing will never be done. - 'Everyone Sang', Siegfried Sassoon

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Kathleen Raine

B. 1908 D. 2003

4 poems available

Young or old / What was I but the story told / By an unageing one? (Kathleen Raine, from 'Ah, many, many are the dead...')

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Gress o the Forest - Valerie Gillies
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Placenta - Tom Leonard
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Alligator Problem - Michael Rosen
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Over My Toes - Michael Rosen
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The Iron Age Boat at Caumatruish - Bernard O’Donoghue
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How the Sky Got a Hole in It - Moniza Alvi
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How the Stone Found its Voice - Moniza Alvi
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Happiness - Jack Underwood
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