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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.
Valerie Gillies writes like the wind and jinks like a hare in the fields of language - The Scotsman
B. 1771 D. 1832
The owl from the steeple sing, 'Welcome, proud lady.' - Walter Scott 'Proud Maisie'
B. 1859 D. 1936
The sum of things to be known is inexhaustible, and however long we read, we shall never come to the end of our story-book.
Alison Brackenbury loves, lives, hymns and rhymes the natural world and its people like no other poet. Gillian Clark
B. 1893 D. 1918
My subject is War and the pity of War. The Poetry is in the pity. Wilfred Owen