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Glossary Half-rhyme

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The Laskey of suddenly sensing that more meaning is inherent in 'ordinary' moments than we were expecting. - Mark Halliday


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


Patricia Beer

B. 1924 D. 1999

2 poems available

Every writer nearly always has a lost woman. - Patricia Beer


Adrienne Rich

B. 1929 D. 2012

5 poems available

If you think you can grasp me, think again - Adrienne Rich, from 'Delta'


1 poem available

I want that next poem. To get it I'll shed my skin, I'll lose my name, pretend I have no history, be history's fool, become elemental, all of these, none of these. - Fred D'Aguiar

Bridge Builder - John Agard