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B. 1912 D. 2003
F. T. Prince ranks with Auden and Spender as one of the major English poets of his generation. -- John Ashbery
'Inventive, striking and memorable, Morgan is one of the most original poets around.' Andrew Motion, Guardian Books of the Year
B. 1890 D. 1937
There are strange Hells within the minds War made. - Ivor Gurney, 'Strange Hells'
B. 1931 D. 2014
Gerard Benson's poetry transfigures the ordinary and leaves an aftertaste of mystery in the mind.Michael Glover, The Independent
B. 1819 D. 1892
And my heart, O my soldiers, my veterans, my heart gives you love. - Walt Whitman 'Dirge For Two Veterans'
B. 1828 D. 1909
Around the ancient track march'd, rank on rank, the army of unalterable law. - George Meredith 'Lucifer In Starlight'
B. 1868 D. 1963
I am the Smoke King. I am black! I am swinging in the sky, I am wringing worlds awry. - W. E. B. DuBois - 'The Song of The Smoke'
B. 1791 D. 1823
Slowly and sadly we laid him down, from the field of his fame fresh and gory; we carved not a line, and we raised not a stone - but left him alone with his glory. - Charles Wolfe, 'The Burial of Sir John Moore After Corunna'