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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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5 poems available

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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'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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Charles Wolfe

B. 1791 D. 1823

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Slowly and sadly we laid him down, from the field of his fame fresh and gory; we carved not a line, and we raised not a stone - but left him alone with his glory. - Charles Wolfe, 'The Burial of Sir John Moore After Corunna'

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Chidiock Tichborne

B. 1562 D. 1586

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My prime of youth is but a frost of cares. - Chidiock Tichborne 'Tichborne's Elegy'

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Ben Jonson

B. 1572 D. 1637

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Drink to me only with thine eyes, and I will pledge with mine. - Ben Jonson 'Song To Celia'

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Herbert takes on the major forms of ode and elegy, adding satire, comedy and the ancient Scottish tradition of extended insult, as well as modes still undefined. - Sean O'Brien

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