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Tempest has forged her own voice, unlike anything else in the mainstream poetry world. The Independent
B. 1859 D. 1936
The sum of things to be known is inexhaustible, and however long we read, we shall never come to the end of our story-book.
Syntactically complex, discursive, lyrically rich, yet threaded through with a demotic swagger - Gerard Woodward
B. 1922 D. 2008
Gissa smile Sun, giss yr best / good mawnin' one, fresh 'n cool like - 'Sun O (2)', Hone Tuwhare
B. 1874 D. 1963
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. Robert Frost
I would have words as tenacious as mules/ to bear us, sure-footed/ up the mountain of night... from 'Elemental' by Edward Baugh