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"One of our most promising young talents, Jay Bernard writes powerful and sensuous scenes from the metropolis: a teenager flies like a moth, a woman with scissors sings bees. Disturbing, joyous and always surprising.” – Pascale Petit.

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Tom Leonard

B. 1944 D. 2018

8 poems available

He treasures the grain of the speaking voice -- Robert Crawford

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Liz Berry

B. 1980

3 poems available

Ecstatic, quicksilver poems, ablaze with originality, curiosity and a passion for words. Ruth Padel

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7 poems available

She is one of very few poets to be equally probing and technically sophisticated in both languages, intuitively sensitive to the peculiarities of each. Ruth McIlroy, Planet

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2 poems available

I write because my ink must flow like blood. The written must be spoken. Patience Agbabi

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Robert Burns

B. 1759 D. 1796

3 poems available

Deep in heart-wrung tears I'll pledge thee, warring sighs and groans I'll wage thee. - Robert Burns 'Song: ae fond kiss and then we sever'

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5 poems available

I believe that in all diverse forms of artistic expression across all countries, there are some sensitivities in common. Esther Phillips

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Sam Hunt

B. 1946

8 poems available

Trenches of night between us ... - 'War History', Sam Hunt

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Hone Tuwhare

B. 1922 D. 2008

8 poems available

Gissa smile Sun, giss yr best / good mawnin' one, fresh 'n cool like - 'Sun O (2)', Hone Tuwhare

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F. W. Harvey

B. 1888 D. 1957

5 poems available

The Laureate of Gloucestershire

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Gerard Manley Hopkins

B. 1844 D. 1889

5 poems available

A great work by an Englishman is like a great battle won by England. It is an unfading bay tree. Gerard Manley Hopkins

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John Clare

B. 1793 D. 1864

3 poems available

If life had a second edition, how I would correct the proofs?. John Clare

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