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8 poems available

For grief indeed is love, and grief beside.

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Howard Nemerov

B. 1920 D. 1991

7 poems available

Language is remarkable in that, except under the extreme constraints of mathematics and logic, it never can talk only about what it's supposed to talk about. Howard Nemerov

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4 poems available

Good writing gives energy, whatever it is about. But the fact that writers are dealing with essential issues...I think that's a necessary integration of literary writing with what's actually going on in our world. - Marilyn Hacker

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Vernon Scannell

B. 1922 D. 2007

3 poems available

The glittering dance of brilliants must be strung / On that dark thread of sadness which is time - 'Sunt Lacrimae Rerum', Vernon Scannell

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The Invisible Gift - David Morley
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This Lime Tree Bower My Prison - Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Read by Andrew Motion
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In the Heart of Contemplation - C. Day Lewis
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Explaining Zero Sum from the Snowdrop Hotel - Carole Satyamurti
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Salvage - Jane Draycott
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Donny Hathaway - Christian Campbell
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Paradise Lost (extract)

Read by Helen Dunmore

Paradise Lost (extract) - John Milton - Read by Helen Dunmore
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The Nightingale - Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Read by Kit Wright
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