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Valerie Gillies’ poems are of a startling clarity. The precision of thought and image that coalesce in her vivid and occasionally microscopic descriptions might prompt a line of comparison between…
A Cycle of Poems: Bird for Bird - Valerie Gillies
Bird for Bird Some Scottish species and their cousins in America Scotland America Tree-speeler Brown Creeper Spotted Flycatcher Eastern Phoebe Nuthatch White-breasted Nuthatch Corbie American Raven Green Woodpecker…
B. 1888 D. 1965
…Vivien who died in a private mental hospital in 1947. A decade later Eliot married Valerie Fletcher and enjoyed a measure of personal happiness which had previously eluded him. He…