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Tempest has forged her own voice, unlike anything else in the mainstream poetry world. The Independent
Rich and fierce, Sarah Howe's poems are alive to the complex stories and voices that cohere around objects, family and place. . . surprising and moving. . . - EDMUND DE WAAL
B. 1886 D. 1962
A tune that one has once heard and liked [that] seems to haunt the mind and will not be dismissed until entirely mastered.
B. 1809 D. 1849
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream. - A Dream Within a Dream by Edgar Allan Poe
These hands have Moulded monuments, created crafts, healed hearts. Khosi Xaba, from 'These Hands'
She has the comic's knack of placing a lot of weight on thin-shouldered words, words blurred by common currency which are suddenly brought into sharp focus and don't really want to be. Beyond the laughs there's great poignancy - Observer
We are born to bring light / To honour the blessing of each moment / The gift of every life - Malika Ndlovu