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7 poems available

'pizzazz, wit and - astonishing at his age - both technical assurance and a genuinely integrated humanity' -- Fiona Sampson

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5 poems available

Not poems of investigation, but poems of indignation ... Marsh finds self-fulfillment in the act of speaking for the Pacific culture and its inhabitants - Poetry Salzburg Review

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Sparkling poems full of sensuous richness and linguistic inventiveness - Edwin Morgan

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Anna Crowe

B. 1945

5 poems available

There's something in me that insists it sings / Freely, for nothing, the lovely, lonely art / Called poetry, an art you understand. (from 'Venezuela' by Douglas Dunn)

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6 poems available

the irresistible clarity of images [are] so right they deliver an almost physical connection, joining poem and reader as her swifts do, 'fluid, / workmanlike, fixing rips in the sky'. ? Sarah Crown, Guardian

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Oscar Wilde

B. 1854 D. 1900

1 poem available

He looked upon the garish day with such a wistful eye; the man had killed the thing he loved, and so he had to die. - Oscar Wilde 'The Ballad of Reading Gaol'

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No other British poet I am aware of can match the powerful mythic imagination of Pascale Petit - Les Murray

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Robert Southwell

B. 1561 D. 1595

1 poem available

As I in hoary winter's night stood shivering in the snow. - Robert Southwell 'The Burning Babe'

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'One of our finest poets of thwarted or impossible love' - Adam Thorpe, the Guardian

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Rest on memory's sea-bed: we will swim down to thee. - Andrew Johnston, 'The Sunflower'

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Allen Tate

B. 1899 D. 1979

3 poems available

A poem may be an instance of morality, of social conditions, of psychological history; it may instance all its qualities, but never one of them alone, nor any two or three; never less than all. Allen Tate

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E A Markham

B. 1939 D. 2008

4 poems available

Markham is tireless in his resistance to orthodoxy, whether artistic, cultural or political. He speaks as he finds, in multiple, unpredictable voices. (Sean O'Brien)

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