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A Portable Paradise - Roger Robinson
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7 poems available

Poetry gives people the power to make their voices heard. -- Toni Stuart

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Sarah Howe

B. 1983

4 poems available

Rich and fierce, Sarah Howe's poems are alive to the complex stories and voices that cohere around objects, family and place. . . surprising and moving. . . - EDMUND DE WAAL

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7 poems available

What thou lovest well remains, / the rest is dross / What thou lov'st well shall not be reft from thee / What thou lov'st well is thy true heritage -- Ezra Pound, Canto LXXXI

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5 poems available

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

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3 poems available

"This is sanity speaking, with a mask of tragedy pulled up from its face. This is a stunning poet arguing with the failing authority of her culture, the whole Silk Road curled up and hissing by her feet." Valzhyna Mort

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4 poems available

His keen observation invokes an expanded cognition and a braver engagement with one's personhood. -- Liesl Jobson

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Walt Whitman

B. 1819 D. 1892

4 poems available

And my heart, O my soldiers, my veterans, my heart gives you love. - Walt Whitman 'Dirge For Two Veterans'

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Alastair Reid

B. 1926 D. 2014

4 poems available

I travelled, however, mainly to find places to come to rest in, places to write in, oases.

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4 poems available

This is where I come from if it's true / to say I come from somewhere not just / anywhere south of the imagination - David Musgrave, from 'Lagoon'

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Among the finest of our poets. - Melvyn Bragg

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4 poems available

The combination of satiric spirit and exuberant style - half appalled, half-enchanted - is the outstanding characteristic of burns's poetry - Australian Book Review

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