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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
'this spiral / of making while unmaking while / the world goes round' -- Mary Jo Salter, 'Young Girl Peeling Apples'
How perilous is it to choose / not to love the life we're shown? -- 'The Badgers,' Seamus Heaney
B. 1562 D. 1586
My prime of youth is but a frost of cares. - Chidiock Tichborne 'Tichborne's Elegy'
B. 1572 D. 1637
Drink to me only with thine eyes, and I will pledge with mine. - Ben Jonson 'Song To Celia'
B. 1564 D. 1593
'Who ever loved that loved not at first sight' Christopher Marlowe, 'Hero and Leander'
B. 1878 D. 1917
The simple lack / Of her is more to me / Than others' presence. Edward Thomas, 'The Unknown'
B. 1608 D. 1674
Of Man's first disobedience, and the fruit / Of that forbidden tree whose mortal taste / Brought death into the world, and all our woe. 'Paradise Lost'