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B. 1830 D. 1886
To see the Summer Sky / Is Poetry, though never in a Book it lie? / True Poems flee?
B. 1929 D. 2004
It is not so difficult to kindle the poetic fire in the first place as to keep it going, hot and bright, through a whole lifetime. - Thom Gunn
B. 1931 D. 2015
Beyond decoration, humble, in plain rhyme, / As clear as I could, and as truthful - 'Beyond Decoration', P J Kavanagh