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The Door of No Return - Yomi Sode
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A Gimbal of Blackness - Nii Ayikwei Parkes
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Outside St Dominic’s Priory: Snapshot, July 2015 - Keith Jarrett
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Yomi Sode

B. 1984

1 poem available

“To archive poems that may speak to current or younger generations of writers feels incredible. I’m thankful to join a list of iconic figures who inspire me to craft my work to the best it can be.”

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The Missing - Roger Robinson
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6 poems available

“I want these poems to help people to practise empathy”

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Not poems of investigation, but poems of indignation ... Marsh finds self-fulfillment in the act of speaking for the Pacific culture and its inhabitants - Poetry Salzburg Review

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6 poems available

'this spiral / of making while unmaking while / the world goes round' -- Mary Jo Salter, 'Young Girl Peeling Apples'

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Sparkling poems full of sensuous richness and linguistic inventiveness - Edwin Morgan

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Anna Crowe

B. 1945

5 poems available

There's something in me that insists it sings / Freely, for nothing, the lovely, lonely art / Called poetry, an art you understand. (from 'Venezuela' by Douglas Dunn)

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How perilous is it to choose / not to love the life we're shown? -- 'The Badgers,' Seamus Heaney

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Thomas Gray

B. 1716 D. 1771

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The Curfew tolls the knell of parting day, the lowing herd wind slowly o'er the lea - Thomas Gray, 'Elegy written in a county church yard'

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