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I believe that in all diverse forms of artistic expression across all countries, there are some sensitivities in common. Esther Phillips

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Wilfred Owen

B. 1893 D. 1918

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My subject is War and the pity of War. The Poetry is in the pity. Wilfred Owen

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Gerard Manley Hopkins

B. 1844 D. 1889

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A great work by an Englishman is like a great battle won by England. It is an unfading bay tree. Gerard Manley Hopkins

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Austin Clarke

B. 1896 D. 1974

Burn Ovid with the rest. Lovers will find/ A hedge-school for themselves and learn by heart/ All that the clergy banish from the mind,/ When hands are joined and head bows in the dark. - 'Penal Law' by Austin Clarke

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Sylvia Plath

B. 1932 D. 1963

The blood jet is poetry,/ There is no stopping it. - 'Kindness', Sylvia Plath (written 1st February 1963)

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The Grandmother’s Tale - Carol Rumens
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Little Boy Crying - Mervyn Morris
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The Preservation of Flowers - Julia Bird
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Loch Music - Douglas Dunn
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Luing - Don Paterson
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