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Morley conjures a marvellous sense of nature as intimacy, something precise yet loaded and of immense importance to us. George Szirtes
B. 1927 D. 2018
He has the gift of epic objectivity: behind his poems we feel not the assertion of his personality, but the actuality of events, the facts and sufferings of history. -- Ted Hughes
a talent for avoiding the predictable and deconstructing the recognisable - Stride
He stands among the indispensable poets of modern and contemporary Scotland - Douglas Dunn
'Certainly among the most gifted, vivid, and deft poets now writing in English, and far better than many who are more famous' Anthony Hecht
B. 1916 D. 1995
The most remarkable phenomenon of the English poetic scene ... has been the advent, or perhaps I should say the irruption, of Gavin Ewart - Philip Larkin.