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8 poems available

Valerie Gillies writes like the wind and jinks like a hare in the fields of language - The Scotsman

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5 poems available

We are born to bring light / To honour the blessing of each moment / The gift of every life - Malika Ndlovu

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4 poems available

Alison Brackenbury loves, lives, hymns and rhymes the natural world and its people like no other poet. Gillian Clark

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Sam Hunt

B. 1946

8 poems available

Trenches of night between us ... - 'War History', Sam Hunt

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18 poems available

What happens with me is quite often I start with a memory, mix it with observations of people I know and then mix in a bit of 'What if...?' - Michael Rosen

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Anne Ridler

B. 1912 D. 2001

4 poems available

When light slants before the sunset, this is / The proper time to watch fritillaries. (Anne Ridler, from 'Snakeshead Fritillaries')

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Ballad of a Hanged Man - George Elliott Clarke
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King Bee Blues - George Elliott Clarke
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A Recipe for Whisky - Ron Butlin
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A Christmas Song - Wendy Cope
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from Masks: (i) Libation: (i) Prelude - Kamau Brathwaite
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Black River - Malika Ndlovu
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